Ariana DeBose born 1991, first openly queer woman of color to win a best actress award. She won in 2022 and is Afro-Latina.
Brittney Griner born 1990, was the first openly gay athlete to sign a deal with Nike.
Hettie Simmons Love born in 1922, in 1947 became the first Black person to graduate and receive an MBA from Wharton School in…
Blake Bolden born in 1991was the first Black player drafted in the first round of the CWHL, the first Black woman to compete…
Old Town Road by Little Nas X, in 2019 became Billboard’s longest running number one song of all time.
HealthQuest, co-founded in 1992, by Valerie Boyd was the first nationally distributed magazine focusing on Black American’s health.
Valerie Boyd, 1963 - 2022, writer and educator. Best known for her biography on Zora Neale Hurston.