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  • 1.  
  • 2. Throughout our history, many African-Americans have done things so courageous and innovative... And this is only 74 of them. With that in mind, we ask that you sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.
  • 3. Some of them were women...
  • 4. Phyllis Wheatley
  • 5. Harriet Tubman
  • 6. Sojourner Truth
  • 7. Ida Wells Barnett
  • 8. Madame CJ Walker
  • 9. Mary McLeod Bethune
  • 10. Shirley Chisholm
  • 11. Barbara Jordan
  • 12. Mae Jemison
  • 13. Some were colonial pioneers
  • 14. Crispus Attuks
  • 15. Fredrick Douglass
  • 16. Dred Scott
  • 17. Henry Bibb
  • 18. Toussaint L'Overture
  • 19. For some, the Civil Rights Movement was their grand stage
  • 20. The Little Rock Nine
  • 21. Elijah Muhammad
  • 22. Huey Newton and Bobby Seale
  • 23. Malcolm X
  • 24. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • 25. Roy Wilkins
  • 26. Many had the power to write powerfully
  • 27. Maya Angelou
  • 28. Booker T. Washington
  • 29. W.E.B. DuBois
  • 30. Alex Haley
  • 31. Langston Hughes
  • 32. Nikki Giovanni
  • 33. Dick Gregory
  • 34. They were Innovators
  • 35. Benjamin Banneker
  • 36. George Washington Carver
  • 37. David Hale
  • 38. Garrett Morgan
  • 39. They were leaders of the Motherland, and made historical firsts
  • 40. Kwame Nkrumah
  • 41. Nnamdi Azikwe
  • 42. Jesse Jackson
  • 43. Nelson Mandela
  • 44. President Barack H. Obama
  • 45. Thurgood Marshall
  • 46. Benjamin Davis, Sr.
  • 47. Matthew Henson
  • 48. Guion Bluford
  • 49. They Changed the Face of Entertainment
  • 50. Hattie McDaniel
  • 51. Sidney Poitier
  • 52. Denzel Washington
  • 53. Vanessa Williams
  • 54. Oprah Winfrey
  • 55. Nat King Cole
  • 56. Berry Gordy
  • 57. Spike Lee
  • 58. Redd Foxx
  • 59. Whitney Houston
  • 60. Muddy Waters
  • 61. Michael Jackson
  • 62. Ray Charles
  • 63. Lavar Burton
  • 64. Whoopi Goldberg
  • 65. Some took their talents to the courts and fields
  • 66. Muhammad Ali
  • 67. Leroy Satchel Page
  • 68. Jim Brown
  • 69. Wilma Rudolph
  • 70. Michael Jordan
  • 71. Arthur Ashe
  • 72. There you have it, a SAMPLING of just a few of the people that have made an impact on not only black societies, but all societies today. Thank you so much for viewing this piece, and please enjoy the other booths.

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