Charles LeRoy Gittens was the 1st black Secret Service agent, 1956.
Sahle-Work Zewde, a black woman, Ethiopia's first female president, 2018.
Epsy Campbell Barr 1st black woman to become Vice President of Costa Rica, 2018.
Richard Theodore Greener was the 1st black graduate of Harvard College, 1870.
Janie L. Mines was the 1st black female to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy, 1980.