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BlackUSA History

Ralph Bunche First black to win the Nobel Peace Prize

Richard Allen Founder,African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church

Martha Euphemia Lofton Haynes First African American woman mathematican

Samie Davis Jr. Samie Davis Jr.dies

Bernice Gaines Hughes First black woman to become a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Armed F

Philadelphia's Free Africa Society .

Bill "Bojangeles" Roberson dancer and entertainer

W.R. Pettiford Founder

Jane Bolin First Black woman judge

Smith vs Allwright Excluding blacks from primary voting is illegal

Convention of the Colored National labor Union Black labor convention

The Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, often referred to as the Freedmen’s

15th Amendment Guarantees Citizens the right to Vote

The Liberty Ship George Washingtion Carver Named after the scientist

The Phoenix Society Society Founded