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This Black History Month 'Power Point Slide Show' was one of the last emails that Clarencetta sent out before her 'Transition.' Cetta was a "Proud African American Woman." She was always willing to share funny emails and helpful information. Enjoy!

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<ul><li> 1. SIT BACK, RELAX&amp; ENJOY THE SIMPLE, YET REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTSOF THESE PIONEERS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY</li></ul> <p> 2. FEBRUARY 2009 </p> <ul><li>BLACK HISTORY IS AMERICAN HISTORY </li></ul> <p>BLACK HISTORY MONTH 3. IN 1926 CARTER G. WOODSON ORIGINATED NEGRO HISTORY WEEK THESE ARE SOME OF THE AFRICAN AMERICANS WHO HAVE INFLUENCED US ALL 4. BARBARA CHARLINE JORDAN </p> <ul><li>HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE (D-TEX) </li></ul> <p> 5. SHIRLEY CHISHOLM </p> <ul><li>HOUSE OF REP. (D-NY) /FIRST FEMALE PRESEDENTIAL CANDIDATE </li></ul> <p> 6. GENS. BENJAMAN O. DAVIS </p> <ul><li>THE FATHER: 1 STBLACK ARMY GENERAL </li></ul> <ul><li>THE SON: 1 STBLACK AIR FORCE GENERAL </li></ul> <p> 7. COLIN POWELL </p> <ul><li>SECRETARY OF STATE//CHAIRMAN JOINT CHEIFS </li></ul> <p> 8. CARL BRASHEAR </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK AMPUTEE TO SERVE IN THE U.S.NAVY/ FIRST BLACK MASTER DIVER IN THE U. S. NAVY </li></ul> <p> 9. DORIE MILLER </p> <ul><li>AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS FOR HEROISM AT PEARL HABOR </li></ul> <p> 10. TUSKEGEE AIRMEN ALL GAVE SOMESOME GAVE ALL 11. BESSIE QUEEN BESS COLEMAN</p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK PILOT </li></ul> <p> 12. HIRAM R. REVELS </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK SENATOR 1870-1871 </li></ul> <p> 13. MAJ. ROBERT LAWRENCE JR. </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK ASTRONAUT </li></ul> <p> 14. GUION S.BLUFORD </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK MAN IN SPACE </li></ul> <p> 15. DR. MAE CAROL JEMISON </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK WOMAN IN SPACE </li></ul> <p> 16. DR. CHARLES DREW DISCOVERED BLOOD PLASMA 17. DR. BEN CARSON FIRST TO SUCCESSFULLY SEPARATE TWINS JOINED AT THE HEAD 18. EDWARD A. BOUCHET </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK MAN TO EARN A PH.D </li></ul> <ul><li>(YALE UNIVERSITY-1876) </li></ul> <p> 19. GEORGIANA SIMPSON/SADIE T. ALEXANDER/EVA B. DYKES </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK WOMEN TO EARN PH.D</li></ul> <ul><li>U OF CHICAGO/ U OF PENN/RADCLIFFE COLLEGE</li></ul> <ul><li>(1921) </li></ul> <p> 20. FREDERICK DOUGLASS FRITZ POLLARD </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK HEAD COACH IN THE NFL </li></ul> <p> 21. ART SHELL </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK HEAD COACH IN MODERN NFL </li></ul> <p> 22. ERNIE DAVIS </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER </li></ul> <p> 23. ROSA PARKS </p> <ul><li>MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT </li></ul> <p> 24. IDA B. WELLS BARNETT </p> <ul><li>FIRST WRITER TO DOCUMENT THE LYNCHING OF BLACKS </li></ul> <p> 25. FREDA JOESEPHINE McDONALD BAKER 1906-1975 I did take the blows of life, in dignity 26. ROBERT WILLIAMS CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER IN MONROE, NC </p> <ul><li>INTRUMENTAL IN THE KISSING CASE OF 1958 </li></ul> <p> 27. FOUR NC A&amp;T FRESHMEN: SAT-IN AT WOOLWORTHS IN GREENSBORO, NC 1960 AND LAUNCHED A MOVEMENT </p> <ul><li>DAVID RICHMOND,FRANKLIN McCAIN, </li></ul> <ul><li>EZELL BLAIR,JOE McNEIL </li></ul> <p> 28. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR </p> <ul><li> INJUSTICE ANYWHERE, IS A THREAT TO JUSTICE EVERYWHERE </li></ul> <p> 29. MALCOLM X (LITTLE) </p> <ul><li> BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY </li></ul> <p> 30. MARIAN ANDERSON </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO PERFORM AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA </li></ul> <p> 31. MELVIN &amp; MARIO VAN PEEBLES </p> <ul><li>FILM-MAKERS </li></ul> <p> 32. SHELTON SPIKE LEE </p> <ul><li>FILM-MAKER </li></ul> <p> 33. RICHARD PRYOR </p> <ul><li>GROUND BREAKING COMIC </li></ul> <p> 34. MOSES FLEETWOOD WALKER </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK PLAYER IN PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL </li></ul> <ul><li>1884 </li></ul> <p> 35. JOSH GIBSONNEGRO LEAGUE STARHIT 75 HRS IN 1931 972 CAREER HRS 36. JACKIE ROBINSON </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK PLAYER IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL </li></ul> <ul><li>1947 </li></ul> <p> 37. CANNON ST. YMCA LITTLE LEAGUE ALLSTARS CHARLESTON SC 1955 </p> <ul><li>WHITE TEAMS REFUSED TO PLAY THEM </li></ul> <p> 38. MAX ROBINSON </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK NETWORK NEWS ANCHOR (ABC) </li></ul> <p> 39. HAZEL SCOTT </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK PERSON WITH A NETWORK TV SHOW (DUMONT NETWORK-1950) </li></ul> <p> 40. NATHANEIL ADAMS COLES KING </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK MAN WITH NETWORK TV SHOW (NBC-1956) </li></ul> <p> 41. HENRY O. FLIPPER </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK CADET AT WEST POINT </li></ul> <p> 42. JEAN BAPTISTE POINT DU SABLE THE FATHER OF CHICAGO </p> <ul><li>FOUNDED THE AREA NOW KNOWN AS OF CHICAGO, ILL </li></ul> <p> 43. JACK JOHNSON </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION </li></ul> <p> 44. ALTHEA GIBSON </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK WIMBLEDON CHAMPION </li></ul> <p> 45. MADAME C. J. WALKER </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK FEMALE MILLIONAIRE </li></ul> <p> 46. THURGOOD MARSHALL </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK SUPREME COURT JUSTICE </li></ul> <p> 47. CARL B. STOKES </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK MAYOR OF A MAJOR CITY (CLEVELAND,OHIO) </li></ul> <p> 48. LAWRENCE DOUGLAS WILDER </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK GOVERNOR (VIRGINIA) </li></ul> <p> 49. BARACK OBAMA </p> <ul><li>FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES </li></ul> <p> 50. THIS IS A PRESENTATION BY: </p> <ul><li>DUTCH DILLIGARD </li></ul> <ul><li>GOLDSBORO, NC </li></ul>