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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

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

Pictured are Isaac White and Rosina Downs. They both were slave children in New Orleans, and were emancipated in 1864 when General Butler took New Orleans

Pictured are Isaac White and Rosina Downs. They both were slave children in New Orleans, and were emancipated in 1864 when General Butler took New Orleans

Sissaretta Jones, singer and entertainer. She was a popular opera singer who performed at the White House for Presidents Harrison, Cleveland, McKinley and Roosevelt as well as the British Royal Family. She lived from 1868 to 1933.

Sissaretta Jones, singer and entertainer. She was a popular opera singer who performed at the White House for Presidents Harrison, Cleveland, McKinley and Roosevelt as well as the British Royal Family. She lived from 1868 to 1933.

Educator and suffrage activist Nannie Helen Burroughs 1909. In 1896, she helped form the National Association of Colored Women (NACW).

Educator and suffrage activist Nannie Helen Burroughs 1909. In 1896, she helped form the National Association of Colored Women (NACW).

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