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On November 6,1880, George Poage was born. He was the 1st African American athlete to win a medal in the 1904 Olympic Games in St. Louis. He passed in 1962, aged 82.

On November 6,1880, George Poage was born. He was the 1st African American athlete to win a medal in the 1904 Olympic Games in St. Louis. He passed in 1962, aged 82.

John Lewis Wilson was the only black person appointed to a team of seven architects to design the Harlem River Houses in New York. Wilson came from a prominent Mississippi family. He was the first black student to attend Columbia University’s School of Architecture in 1923.  Source: Blacks Firsts: Groundbreaking Events in African American History

John Lewis Wilson was the only black person appointed to a team of seven architects to design the Harlem River Houses in New York. Wilson came from a prominent Mississippi family. He was the first black student to attend Columbia University’s School of Architecture in 1923. Source: Blacks Firsts: Groundbreaking Events in African American History

Shirley Verrett, a special voice Date:  Sun, 1931-05-31 Shirley Verrett was born on this date in 1931. She is an African American opera singer and one of the leading sopranos in the world.

Shirley Verrett, a special voice Date: Sun, 1931-05-31 Shirley Verrett was born on this date in 1931. She is an African American opera singer and one of the leading sopranos in the world.

Barrington Irving is the first African American to fly solo around the world and, as of 2010, the youngest person to complete the feat. He made his flight at the age of 23. Irving was born in Kingston, Jamaica on November 11th, 1983

Barrington Irving is the first African American to fly solo around the world and, as of 2010, the youngest person to complete the feat. He made his flight at the age of 23. Irving was born in Kingston, Jamaica on November 11th, 1983

Crusading Attorney Thurgood Marshall, was not only pivotal in the fight against school desegregation but he became the first black person to sit on the UniCrusading Attorney Thurgood Marshall, was not only pivotal in the fight against school desegregation but he became the first black person to sit on the United States Supreme Court. Read on for more impressive  facts about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall:   1. Born “Thoroughgood” Marshall in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 2…

Crusading Attorney Thurgood Marshall, was not only pivotal in the fight against school desegregation but he became the first black person to sit on the UniCrusading Attorney Thurgood Marshall, was not only pivotal in the fight against school desegregation but he became the first black person to sit on the United States Supreme Court. Read on for more impressive facts about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall: 1. Born “Thoroughgood” Marshall in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 2…

...First African American Before US Supreme Court February 1, 1865 John Sweat Rock (1825-1866), a noted Boston lawyer, became in 1865 the first African-American to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the first Black person to speak before the U.S. House of Representatives.

...First African American Before US Supreme Court February 1, 1865 John Sweat Rock (1825-1866), a noted Boston lawyer, became in 1865 the first African-American to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the first Black person to speak before the U.S. House of Representatives.

William Hall was the first Black person, the first Nova Scotian and one of the first Canadians to receive the British Empire’s highest award for bravery, the Victoria Cross. (from the Nova Scotia Museum)

William Hall was the first Black person, the first Nova Scotian and one of the first Canadians to receive the British Empire’s highest award for bravery, the Victoria Cross. (from the Nova Scotia Museum)

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