Oprah Winfrey became the first black woman television host in 1986.
Lincoln Motion Picture Company, 1st Black film company, 1916
Condoleezza Rice; the 1st Black woman to be U.S. Sec. of State
Erin Jackson first black woman to secure a spot on the U.S. Olympic speed skating long track team.
Billy Ray White Menlo Park's first black mayor, 1981.
Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen Jr. first black to command a squadron in the Naval Service.
Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen first black Marine Corps aviator.