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Black History Month

  1. 1. SIT BACK, RELAX & ENJOY THE SIMPLE, YET REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THESE PIONEERS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
  2. 2. FEBRUARY 2011 <ul><li>BLACK HISTORY IS AMERICAN HISTORY </li></ul>BLACK HISTORY MONTH
  3. 3. IN 1926 CARTER G. WOODSON ORIGINATED NEGRO HISTORY WEEK THESE ARE SOME OF THE AFRICAN AMERICANS WHO HAVE INFLUENCED US ALL
  4. 4. BARBARA CHARLINE JORDAN <ul><li>HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE (D-TEX) </li></ul>
  5. 5. SHIRLEY CHISHOLM <ul><li>HOUSE OF REP. (D-NY) /FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE </li></ul>
  6. 6. GENS. BENJAMAN O. DAVIS <ul><li>THE FATHER: 1 ST BLACK ARMY GENERAL </li></ul><ul><li>THE SON: 1 ST BLACK AIR FORCE GENERAL </li></ul>
  7. 7. COLIN POWELL <ul><li>SECRETARY OF STATE // CHAIRMAN JOINT CHEIFS </li></ul>
  8. 8. CARL BRASHEAR <ul><li>FIRST BLACK AMPUTEE TO SERVE IN THE U.S.NAVY/ FIRST BLACK MASTER DIVER IN THE U. S. NAVY </li></ul>
  9. 9. DORIE MILLER <ul><li>AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS FOR HEROISM AT PEARL HABOR </li></ul>
  10. 10. TUSKEGEE AIRMEN ALL GAVE SOME…SOME GAVE ALL
  11. 11. BESSIE “QUEEN BESS” COLEMAN <ul><li>FIRST BLACK PILOT </li></ul>
  12. 12. HIRAM R. REVELS <ul><li>FIRST BLACK SENATOR 1870-1871 </li></ul>
  13. 13. MAJ. ROBERT LAWRENCE JR. <ul><li>FIRST BLACK ASTRONAUT </li></ul>
  14. 14. GUION S.BLUFORD <ul><li>FIRST BLACK MAN IN SPACE </li></ul>
  15. 15. DR. MAE CAROL JEMISON <ul><li>FIRST BLACK WOMAN IN SPACE </li></ul>
  16. 16. DR. CHARLES DREW DISCOVERED BLOOD PLASMA
  17. 17. DR. BEN CARSON FIRST TO SUCCESSFULLY SEPARATE TWINS JOINED AT THE HEAD
  18. 18. EDWARD A. BOUCHET <ul><li>FIRST BLACK MAN TO EARN A PH.D </li></ul><ul><li>(YALE UNIVERSITY-1876) </li></ul>
  19. 19. GEORGIANA SIMPSON / SADIE T. ALEXANDER / EVA B. DYKES <ul><li>FIRST BLACK WOMEN TO EARN PH.D </li></ul><ul><li>U OF CHICAGO/ U OF PENN/ RADCLIFFE COLLEGE </li></ul><ul><li>(1921) </li></ul>
  20. 20. FREDERICK DOUGLASS “FRITZ” POLLARD <ul><li>FIRST BLACK HEAD COACH IN THE NFL </li></ul>
  21. 21. ART SHELL <ul><li>FIRST BLACK HEAD COACH IN MODERN NFL </li></ul>
  22. 22. ERNIE DAVIS <ul><li>FIRST BLACK HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER </li></ul>
  23. 23. ROSA PARKS <ul><li>MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT </li></ul>
  24. 24. IDA B. WELLS BARNETT <ul><li>FIRST WRITER TO DOCUMENT THE LYNCHING OF BLACKS </li></ul>
  25. 25. FREDA JOESEPHINE McDONALD BAKER 1906-1975 I did take the blows of life, in dignity
  26. 26. ROBERT WILLIAMS CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER IN MONROE, NC <ul><li>INTRUMENTAL IN THE KISSING CASE OF 1958 </li></ul>
  27. 27. FOUR NC A&T FRESHMEN: SAT-IN AT WOOLWORTH’S IN GREENSBORO, NC 1960 AND LAUNCHED A MOVEMENT <ul><li>DAVID RICHMOND,FRANKLIN McCAIN, </li></ul><ul><li>EZELL BLAIR,JOE McNEIL </li></ul>
  28. 28. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR <ul><li>“ INJUSTICE ANYWHERE, IS A THREAT TO JUSTICE EVERYWHERE” </li></ul>
  29. 29. MALCOLM X (LITTLE) <ul><li>“ BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY” </li></ul>
  30. 30. MARIAN ANDERSON <ul><li>FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO PERFORM AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA </li></ul>
  31. 31. MELVIN & MARIO VAN PEEBLES <ul><li>FILM-MAKERS </li></ul>
  32. 32. SHELTON “SPIKE” LEE <ul><li>FILM-MAKER </li></ul>
  33. 33. RICHARD PRYOR <ul><li>GROUND BREAKING COMIC </li></ul>
  34. 34. MOSES FLEETWOOD WALKER <ul><li>FIRST BLACK PLAYER IN PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL </li></ul><ul><li>1884 </li></ul>
  35. 35. JOSH GIBSON NEGRO LEAGUE STAR HIT 75 HRS IN 1931 972 CAREER HRS
  36. 36. JACKIE ROBINSON <ul><li>FIRST BLACK PLAYER IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL </li></ul><ul><li>1947 </li></ul>
  37. 37. CANNON ST. YMCA LITTLE LEAGUE ALLSTARS CHARLESTON SC 1955 <ul><li>WHITE TEAMS REFUSED TO PLAY THEM </li></ul>
  38. 38. MAX ROBINSON <ul><li>FIRST BLACK NETWORK NEWS ANCHOR (ABC) </li></ul>
  39. 39. HAZEL SCOTT <ul><li>FIRST BLACK PERSON WITH A NETWORK TV SHOW (DUMONT NETWORK-1950) </li></ul>
  40. 40. NATHANEIL ADAMS COLES “KING” <ul><li>FIRST BLACK MAN WITH NETWORK TV SHOW (NBC-1956) </li></ul>
  41. 41. HENRY O. FLIPPER <ul><li>FIRST BLACK CADET AT WEST POINT </li></ul>
  42. 42. JEAN BAPTISTE POINT DU SABLE THE FATHER OF CHICAGO <ul><li>FOUNDED THE AREA NOW KNOWN AS OF CHICAGO, ILL </li></ul>
  43. 43. JACK JOHNSON <ul><li>FIRST BLACK HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION </li></ul>
  44. 44. ALTHEA GIBSON <ul><li>FIRST BLACK WIMBLEDON CHAMPION </li></ul>
  45. 45. MADAME C. J. WALKER <ul><li>FIRST BLACK FEMALE MILLIONAIRE </li></ul>
  46. 46. THURGOOD MARSHALL <ul><li>FIRST BLACK SUPREME COURT JUSTICE </li></ul>
  47. 47. CARL B. STOKES <ul><li>FIRST BLACK MAYOR OF A MAJOR CITY (CLEVELAND,OHIO) </li></ul>
  48. 48. LAWRENCE DOUGLAS WILDER <ul><li>FIRST BLACK GOVERNOR (VIRGINIA) </li></ul>
  49. 49. BARACK OBAMA <ul><li>FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES </li></ul>
  50. 50. THIS IS A PRESENTATION BY: <ul><li>DUTCH DILLIGARD </li></ul><ul><li>GOLDSBORO, NC </li></ul>

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