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