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Young African American woman seated wearing a white cotton blouse and skirt with a dark fur stole around her shoulders. Want to know more about Black History ?

Sarah Goode was the first African American woman to receive a US patent. Learn more about her and other African American inventors at About.com

Who Was Sarah Goode?

Sarah Goode was the first African American women to receive a U. Patent was issued on July 1885 for a cabinet bed. Sarah Goode was the owner of a Chicago furniture store. Below you can view the patent issued to Sarah Goode.

Hellen Williams. The first women black super model.

Helen Williams, the first black supermodel and Vanessa Williams mother. polka dot dress shirt skirt in a full photo print ad model magazine

Beverly Loraine Greene, believed to be the first #African American woman architect in the United States, was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 4, 1915.  She grew up in Chicago and was raised by her father, James A. Greene, a lawyer, and her mother, Vera Greene, a homemaker.  Greene earned a Bache

Beverly Loraine Greene ,a graduate of Colombia University , architect and Urban Planner . She believed to be the first registered African-American woman architect in the United States.

Janice Bryant Howroyd is the founder and CEO of Act+1 Group. She's the first African-American woman to own a billion dollar company. Act + 1 was founded in 1978 and has grown (even through the recession, we might add) to become the largest female minority-owned employment agency in the entire country, serving huge corporations like AT and Merck.

First african-american woman to own a billion dollar company, Janice Howroyd started her employment agency in 1978 with just 1500 dollars and a telephone.

Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the  only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

The 1st Black Nurse: Susie King Taylor

Susie King Taylor (August 1848 - October first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.

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Elizabeth Ann Grier, the first African-American woman licensed to practice medicine in Georgia. She was an emancipated slave who alternated every year of her medical education with a year of picking cotton in order to pay for her training.

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