Erin Jackson first black woman to secure a spot on the U.S. Olympic speed skating long track team.Read more "Erin Jackson"
Billy Ray White Menlo Park’s first black mayor, 1981.Read more "Billy Ray White"
Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen Jr. first black to command a squadron in the Naval Service.Read more "Frank E. Petersen"
Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen first black Marine Corps aviator.Read more "Frank E. Petersen Jr."
Toni Morrison, 1st Black person to win Nobel Prize for LiteratureRead more "Toni Morrison"
Lisa Leslie first player to dunk in an WNBA game on 7/12/2002.Read more "Lisa Leslie"
Highland Beach Town is the first Black-owned beach town founded in 1893.Read more "Highland Beach Town"
Tyler Perry; the 1st Black person to own his own T.V and film studio.Read more "Tyler Perry"
Beverly Johnson first black woman on cover of Vogue in 1974.Read more "Beverly Johnson"
Sheila Johnson first black woman billionaire.Read more "Sheila Johnson"