Dana Canedy born 1965 is the first Black person to head a major publishing house, publisher of Simon & Schuster
Perry Watkins 1948- 1996 Black gay service man, first to challenge the ban on LGBTQ folks in the military.
Dorothy Pittman Hughes born 1938 co-founder of Ms.Magazine. Gabourey Sidibe is her niece.
Charlotta Amanda Spears 1874-1964. First Black woman to run for Vice President in 1952 and first Black Woman to own a newspaper in…
The Harlem Hellfighters were Black combat soldiers in World War I.
Everett Fitzhugh first Black announcer in pro hockey and first Black announcer of a hockey league franchise.
Alicia Boler-Davis first Black woman to become a senior vice-president at Amazon.