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Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War. Born into slavery.

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John Hope Hope Family was an important African American educator and race leader of the early twentieth century. In 1906 he became the first black president of Morehouse College—the alma mater of Martin Luther King Jr.—in Atlanta. Twenty-three years later, in 1929, Hope went on to become the first ...John Hope Hope Family was an important African American educator and race leader of the early twentieth century. In 1906 he became the first black president of Morehouse College—the alma mater…

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Walter S. McAfee (September 2, 1914 - February 18, 1995) was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur County, as one of nine children. His parents grew up on a farm and his dad was a CME minister.

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Rosa Parks (1913 - 2005) Rosa Parks was an African American civil rights activist who refused to obey a bus driver's order that she give up her sit for a white passenger. Through her brave civil disobedience actions, she became an important symbol of the modern Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.

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100+ Portraits of Iconic People of All Time

Martin Luther King King was famous for his civil rights actions to bring about equality for African-Americans, including his famous “I Have a Dream” speech delivered at the March on Washington in 1963. Date: 1960.

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Malcolm X (Little) (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965), was an African-American Muslim minister & human rights activist — a courageous advocate for the rights of African Americans & a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans. Detractors accused him of preaching racism, black supremacy, antisemitism, & violence. He's been called one of the greatest & most influential African Americans in history. On February 21, 1965, he was assassinated in…

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Bernard A. Harris, Jr, born 1956,in Temple, Texas. Astronaut and Physician, took part in two Space Shuttle missions (1993-95).Became first African American to perform a space walk in 1995

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Charles Baker Inventor L S Radiator March 4, 1877 – July 27, 1963) was an African American inventor and community leader most noted for inventing the gas mask, a traffic signal and a hair-straightening preparation. pinterest.com

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