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Black History Month

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This Black History Month 'Power Point Slide Show' was one of the last emails that Clarencetta sent out before her 'Transition.' Cetta was a "Proud African American Woman." She was always willing to …

This Black History Month 'Power Point Slide Show' was one of the last emails that Clarencetta sent out before her 'Transition.' Cetta was a "Proud African American Woman." She was always willing to share funny emails and helpful information. Enjoy!


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  • 1. SIT BACK, RELAX & ENJOY THE SIMPLE, YET REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THESE PIONEERS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
  • 2. FEBRUARY 2009
    • BLACK HISTORY IS AMERICAN HISTORY
    BLACK HISTORY MONTH
  • 3. IN 1926 CARTER G. WOODSON ORIGINATED NEGRO HISTORY WEEK THESE ARE SOME OF THE AFRICAN AMERICANS WHO HAVE INFLUENCED US ALL
  • 4. BARBARA CHARLINE JORDAN
    • HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE (D-TEX)
  • 5. SHIRLEY CHISHOLM
    • HOUSE OF REP. (D-NY) /FIRST FEMALE PRESEDENTIAL CANDIDATE
  • 6. GENS. BENJAMAN O. DAVIS
    • THE FATHER: 1 ST BLACK ARMY GENERAL
    • THE SON: 1 ST BLACK AIR FORCE GENERAL
  • 7. COLIN POWELL
    • SECRETARY OF STATE // CHAIRMAN JOINT CHEIFS
  • 8. CARL BRASHEAR
    • FIRST BLACK AMPUTEE TO SERVE IN THE U.S.NAVY/ FIRST BLACK MASTER DIVER IN THE U. S. NAVY
  • 9. DORIE MILLER
    • AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS FOR HEROISM AT PEARL HABOR
  • 10. TUSKEGEE AIRMEN ALL GAVE SOME…SOME GAVE ALL
  • 11. BESSIE “QUEEN BESS” COLEMAN
    • FIRST BLACK PILOT
  • 12. HIRAM R. REVELS
    • FIRST BLACK SENATOR 1870-1871
  • 13. MAJ. ROBERT LAWRENCE JR.
    • FIRST BLACK ASTRONAUT
  • 14. GUION S.BLUFORD
    • FIRST BLACK MAN IN SPACE
  • 15. DR. MAE CAROL JEMISON
    • FIRST BLACK WOMAN IN SPACE
  • 16. DR. CHARLES DREW DISCOVERED BLOOD PLASMA
  • 17. DR. BEN CARSON FIRST TO SUCCESSFULLY SEPARATE TWINS JOINED AT THE HEAD
  • 18. EDWARD A. BOUCHET
    • FIRST BLACK MAN TO EARN A PH.D
    • (YALE UNIVERSITY-1876)
  • 19. GEORGIANA SIMPSON / SADIE T. ALEXANDER / EVA B. DYKES
    • FIRST BLACK WOMEN TO EARN PH.D
    • U OF CHICAGO/ U OF PENN/ RADCLIFFE COLLEGE
    • (1921)
  • 20. FREDERICK DOUGLASS “FRITZ” POLLARD
    • FIRST BLACK HEAD COACH IN THE NFL
  • 21. ART SHELL
    • FIRST BLACK HEAD COACH IN MODERN NFL
  • 22. ERNIE DAVIS
    • FIRST BLACK HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER
  • 23. ROSA PARKS
    • MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
  • 24. IDA B. WELLS BARNETT
    • FIRST WRITER TO DOCUMENT THE LYNCHING OF BLACKS
  • 25. FREDA JOESEPHINE McDONALD BAKER 1906-1975 I did take the blows of life, in dignity
  • 26. ROBERT WILLIAMS CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER IN MONROE, NC
    • INTRUMENTAL IN THE KISSING CASE OF 1958
  • 27. FOUR NC A&T FRESHMEN: SAT-IN AT WOOLWORTH’S IN GREENSBORO, NC 1960 AND LAUNCHED A MOVEMENT
    • DAVID RICHMOND,FRANKLIN McCAIN,
    • EZELL BLAIR,JOE McNEIL
  • 28. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR
    • “ INJUSTICE ANYWHERE, IS A THREAT TO JUSTICE EVERYWHERE”
  • 29. MALCOLM X (LITTLE)
    • “ BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY”
  • 30. MARIAN ANDERSON
    • FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO PERFORM AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA
  • 31. MELVIN & MARIO VAN PEEBLES
    • FILM-MAKERS
  • 32. SHELTON “SPIKE” LEE
    • FILM-MAKER
  • 33. RICHARD PRYOR
    • GROUND BREAKING COMIC
  • 34. MOSES FLEETWOOD WALKER
    • FIRST BLACK PLAYER IN PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL
    • 1884
  • 35. JOSH GIBSON NEGRO LEAGUE STAR HIT 75 HRS IN 1931 972 CAREER HRS
  • 36. JACKIE ROBINSON
    • FIRST BLACK PLAYER IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
    • 1947
  • 37. CANNON ST. YMCA LITTLE LEAGUE ALLSTARS CHARLESTON SC 1955
    • WHITE TEAMS REFUSED TO PLAY THEM
  • 38. MAX ROBINSON
    • FIRST BLACK NETWORK NEWS ANCHOR (ABC)
  • 39. HAZEL SCOTT
    • FIRST BLACK PERSON WITH A NETWORK TV SHOW (DUMONT NETWORK-1950)
  • 40. NATHANEIL ADAMS COLES “KING”
    • FIRST BLACK MAN WITH NETWORK TV SHOW (NBC-1956)
  • 41. HENRY O. FLIPPER
    • FIRST BLACK CADET AT WEST POINT
  • 42. JEAN BAPTISTE POINT DU SABLE THE FATHER OF CHICAGO
    • FOUNDED THE AREA NOW KNOWN AS OF CHICAGO, ILL
  • 43. JACK JOHNSON
    • FIRST BLACK HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION
  • 44. ALTHEA GIBSON
    • FIRST BLACK WIMBLEDON CHAMPION
  • 45. MADAME C. J. WALKER
    • FIRST BLACK FEMALE MILLIONAIRE
  • 46. THURGOOD MARSHALL
    • FIRST BLACK SUPREME COURT JUSTICE
  • 47. CARL B. STOKES
    • FIRST BLACK MAYOR OF A MAJOR CITY (CLEVELAND,OHIO)
  • 48. LAWRENCE DOUGLAS WILDER
    • FIRST BLACK GOVERNOR (VIRGINIA)
  • 49. BARACK OBAMA
    • FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
  • 50. THIS IS A PRESENTATION BY:
    • DUTCH DILLIGARD
    • GOLDSBORO, NC