Charles E. Samuels Jr. was the 1st black director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, 2011.
One Potato, Two Potato was the 1st movie with a black interracial marriage, directed by Larry Peerce, 1964.
Henrietta Bradberry in 1945, with no training in engineering or the sciences invented a device that discharges torpedoes.
Al Attles, with the Golden State Warriors, in 1971, became the first black man to coach full-time in any of the major sports…
George Taylor was the 1st black person to run for president as the candidate of the National Negro Liberty Party, 1904.
Admiral Michelle J. Howard first black woman to command a U.S. Navy ship in 1999.
The year 2019 marks 400 years since the first documented Africans arrived in the United States via Point Comfort, Virginia.