Blaxploitation coined in the 1970s. Genre of movies by and for Black folks. Combo of Black and exploitation.
Suzanne de Passe born 1946, was the first Black woman nominated for best original screenplay at the Academy Awards.
Andrea Campbell in 2022 became Massachusetts first Black woman attorney general.
Rex Richardson in 2022 was elected as the first Black mayor of Long Beach, California.
Isabel Sanford 1917-2004. First Black actress to win an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series in 1981.
“Funk you up” first charting single by a female rap group, “The Sequence”
Gail Fisher 1935-2000. She was the first Black woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in Drama Series in 1970 and…