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Madam C.J. Walker, the nation's first self-made female millionaire and CEO of Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Co. of Indiana.

Sarah Breedlove better known as Madam CJ Walker Thank you Madame C. Walker was the first African American Female millionaire. She created the hot comb, that devise used to straighten hair, along with hair care products.

"1st black pilot with Continental Airlines who had to go through the Supreme Court to get the job.  Marlon Dewitt Green (June 6, 1929 – July 6, 2009) was an African-American pilot whose landmark United States Supreme Court decision in 1963 helped dismantle racial discrimination in the American passenger airline industry, leading to David Harris hiring as the first African-American pilot for a major airline the following year."

Marlon Dewitt Green (June 1929 – July was an African-American pilot whose landmark United States Supreme Court decision in 1963 helped dismantle racial discrimination in the American passenger airline industry.

Before Madam C.J. Walker there was Annie Turnbo Malone, " The Forgotten Entrepreneur" (1869-1957)  A chemist and entrepreneur, Annie Turnbo Malone became a millionaire by successfully developing and marketing hair products for black women in St. Louis. She used her wealth to promote the advancement of African Americans and gave away most of her money to charity.

Annie Malone: First African American Female Millionaire .Yes, Annie Malone was the first African American Female Millionaire, not Madame C. Malone was Madame Walker's mentor. ~Via Nautilus Salvage

Lucy Stone. 1st woman in America to keep her last name upon marriage, 1st Massachusets woman to graduate college, chopped her hair off, scandalously wore precursors to pants, was kicked out of church for arguing that women had the right to own property and to be able to divorce abusive alcoholic husbands (the nerve).

Learn about Lucy Stone: Abolitionist and Women's Rights Reformer

woman in America to keep her last name upon marriage and Massachusets woman to graduate college

Maggie Walker first african american president of a bank 1903

OP wrote: MY NAME IS MISS MAGGIE WALKER The daughter of a former slave, who in 1903 became the first woman of any race to found and become president of an American bank. She also founded a newspaper and a department store called “Saint Luke’s Emporium.

Henrietta Lacks (August 1, 1920 – October 4, 1951)[1] (sometimes erroneously called Henrietta Lakes, Helen Lane or Helen Larson) was an African-American woman who was the unwitting source of cells (from her cancerous tumor) which were cultured by George Otto Gey to create the first known human immortal cell line for medical research. This is now known as the HeLa cell line.[2]

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks -- A poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951 and now called HeLa cells—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping

Madame Walker: Born Sarah Breedlove on December 23,1867 on a LA plantation,a daughter of former slaves (who was orphaned at age seven and worked in the cotton fields as a child) transformed herself from farm laborer and laundress into one of he 20th century's most successful, self-made entrepreneurs.Walker made most of her fortune between 1911 and 1917 making Madam C.J. Walker the 1st Afri. Amer. woman to become a millionaire. She lived in a mansion near the Rockefellers. Biddy Craft

10 Stunning Photos of Black Women from the Victorian Era

Viola Gregg Liuzzo (1925-1965) was the first white female civil rights activist killed during the American civil rights movement. She was horrified by the images of the “Bloody Sunday” voting rights march in Alabama in March 1965. Therefore, she traveled to Selma, saying the struggle was everybody's fight;. While shuttling marchers in her car, she was shot and murdered by a Ku Klux Klan member. One of four Klansmen in the car was Gary Thomas Rowe, Jr. who turned out to be an FBI informant.

Viola Liuzzo was murdered on March 1965 after the Selma-to-Montgomery Civil Rights March. She was a civil rights activist from Michigan. She is the only white woman honored at the Montgomery Civil Rights Memorial.

Annie Malone,1927 the country's first African American millionaire.  Malone built a very successful business creating haircare  products  for African American women.  In 1918, Malone established Poro College in north St. Louis, a trade  school to train beauticians and barbers as well as secretaries & bookkeepers to work on the marketing side of the business.  Poro was so successful that by the 1930s Malone was one of the wealthiest women in the world.  Missouri History Museum.

Annie the country's first African American millionaire. Malone built a very successful business creating haircare products for African American women. In Malone established Poro College in north St. Louis, a trade school to train be

young huey p. newton, BPP founder

Huey P Newton, co-founding member of the Black Panther Party and leaders for over 2 decades. Oakland, California Amber's view: this is Huey Newton the most familar revolutionary that Delphine identified with.

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