Shani Dowell is the first Black woman to raise $1 million for a tech start up in Tennessee
Naya Rivera 1987 - 2020.
Baba Ken Okulolo musician born in 1950 in Nigeria.
Anna Murray-Douglass, 1813-1882. Born free and the first wife of Frederick Douglass. She was an abolitionist who supported her husband’s work financially.
Anna Julia Cooper 1858-1964 author, educator, sociologist, speaker, Black Liberation activist, aka “mother of Black feminism”.
Brehanna Daniels, born 1994, the first Black woman tire changer to “pit” a vehicle in a national NASCAR race
Nicholas Johnson first Black valedictorian at Princeton, 2020.