Mike Carey is the 1st black person to referee a Super Bowl, 2008.Read more "Mike Carey"
Gordon Park is the 1st black staff photographer and writer at Life magazine, 1948.Read more "Gordon Park"
Tia Norfleet first black woman to be licensed as a Nascar driver, 2016.Read more "Tia Norfleet"
Alma Thomas was the 1st student to receive a degree from the art department at Howard University, 1924.Read more "Alma Thomas"
Gail Fisher 1st black woman to win an Emmy, 1970.Read more "Gail Fisher"
Gail Fisher was the 1st black person to win a Golden Globe Award, Mannix, 1971.Read more "Gail Fisher"
Sampson McCormick is the 1st #LGBTQ comic to perform at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, 2018.Read more "Sampson McCormick"
Ahmet Ali Çeliken (born İzmirli Alioğlu Ahmed; 1883 – 1969), also known as Arap Ahmet Ali (Ahmet Ali the Arab) or İzmirli Ahmet Ali (Ahmet Ali from İzmir) was an Ottoman aviator the first black pilot in aviation history, 1914.Read more "Ahmet Ali Celiken"
Alan Lenon was the first black man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.Read more "Alan Lenon"
Bessie Coleman was the first black of any gender to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and was also the first American of any race or gender to hold an international pilot license.Read more "Bessie Coleman"