Joseph L Searles III was the 1st black member of the New York Stock Exchange, 1970.
John Mercer Langston was the first dean of Howard Law School.
Juliana Stratton 1st black woman elected lieutenant governor of Illinois, 2018.
Jessica O. Matthews, Nigerian-American inventor, co-founder of Uncharted Power, makes a soccer ball used as a power generator.
Carole Simpson was the 1st black woman to anchor a major network newscast, 1975.