Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander (1898 – 1989) achieved a lot of firsts in her life. She was the first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. in the United States, the first woman to receive a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the first African American woman to be admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, and was the first national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. “I knew well that the only way I could get that door open was to knock it down; because I knocked a
Ava Marie DuVernay is an American filmmaker, marketer and film distributor. At the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, DuVernay became the first African-American woman to win the Best Director Prize for her second feature film Middle of Nowhere.
United States of America history... does your child know who all of these great women are? L-R: Stephanie Wilson (NASA Astronaut), Joan Higginbotham (NASA Astronaut), Mae Jemison (NASA Astronaut), Yvonne Cagle (NASA Astronaut), Sharon McDougle (Spacesuit Team Manager). Not pictured is Dr. Jeannette Epps (NASA Astronaut).
For all those who love baking, but want the tasks to be made as easy as possible, you have Anna M. Mangin to thank for her ability to foresee your needs. The young African American woman invented the pastry fork in 1891.
This addresses one of my pet peeves: particularly when the first English migrations occurred I'm so tired of reading Pilgrim X: Born 1587 in Massachusetts Please learn important dates in US History(& in other countries).
Young Jamaican origin, ranking Lieutenant U.S. Coast Guard, Jeanine is the first black American who has distinguished herself by becoming a pilot in the prestigious civil security unit of United States Coast Guard . which made her the first African-American civil pilot in the history of the U.S. Coast Guard. She joined the Coast Guard in 2003 after its accreditation Coast Guard Officer Candidate School .
L'TanyaGriffin --- In 1954, Griffin signed a multi-year contract with Edward D. Wood Production company to create gowns for 20 of its films, causing her to become the first African American designer to have a contract with a Hollywood film studio.