BlackUSA History

Peter Williams, Jr. Religious leader

Marion Anderson Singer

Alexander L. Twilight First African-American to get a college degree

Maria Stewart First American-born woman to speak publicly

Eubie Blake Famed pianist

Thomas C. Cannon Jr. Helped develop the Tactical Optical Fiber Connector (TOFC).

Elias Neau Slave school

Eliza Ann Gardner underground raildway conductor

Integration began in Washingtion Integration began in Washingtion

Desegregation of Central High School Desegregation of Central High School, Little Rock Ark

Paul Cuffee merchant, Shipbuilder

William Hinton Developed a test for the detection of syphilis

Anderew Brimmer The frist black person to serve on the Federal Reserve Board

Joseph Lee Inventor of the first bread-making machine

Charles Wesley Charles Wesley