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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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  • 1. SIT BACK, RELAX& ENJOY THE SIMPLE, YET REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTSOF THESE PIONEERS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

2. FEBRUARY 2009

  • BLACK HISTORY IS AMERICAN HISTORY

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

  • HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE (D-TEX)

5. SHIRLEY CHISHOLM

  • HOUSE OF REP. (D-NY) /FIRST FEMALE PRESEDENTIAL CANDIDATE

6. GENS. BENJAMAN O. DAVIS

  • THE FATHER: 1 STBLACK ARMY GENERAL
  • THE SON: 1 STBLACK AIR FORCE GENERAL

7. COLIN POWELL

  • SECRETARY OF STATE//CHAIRMAN JOINT CHEIFS

8. CARL BRASHEAR

  • FIRST BLACK AMPUTEE TO SERVE IN THE U.S.NAVY/ FIRST BLACK MASTER DIVER IN THE U. S. NAVY

9. DORIE MILLER

  • AWARDED THE NAVY CROSS FOR HEROISM AT PEARL HABOR

10. TUSKEGEE AIRMEN ALL GAVE SOMESOME GAVE ALL 11. BESSIE QUEEN BESS COLEMAN

  • FIRST BLACK PILOT

12. HIRAM R. REVELS

  • FIRST BLACK SENATOR 1870-1871

13. MAJ. ROBERT LAWRENCE JR.

  • FIRST BLACK ASTRONAUT

14. GUION S.BLUFORD

  • FIRST BLACK MAN IN SPACE

15. DR. MAE CAROL JEMISON

  • FIRST BLACK WOMAN IN SPACE

16. DR. CHARLES DREW DISCOVERED BLOOD PLASMA 17. DR. BEN CARSON FIRST TO SUCCESSFULLY SEPARATE TWINS JOINED AT THE HEAD 18. EDWARD A. BOUCHET

  • FIRST BLACK MAN TO EARN A PH.D
  • (YALE UNIVERSITY-1876)

19. GEORGIANA SIMPSON/SADIE T. ALEXANDER/EVA B. DYKES

  • FIRST BLACK WOMEN TO EARN PH.D
  • U OF CHICAGO/ U OF PENN/RADCLIFFE COLLEGE
  • (1921)

20. FREDERICK DOUGLASS FRITZ POLLARD

  • FIRST BLACK HEAD COACH IN THE NFL

21. ART SHELL

  • FIRST BLACK HEAD COACH IN MODERN NFL

22. ERNIE DAVIS

  • FIRST BLACK HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER

23. ROSA PARKS

  • MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

24. IDA B. WELLS BARNETT

  • FIRST WRITER TO DOCUMENT THE LYNCHING OF BLACKS

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

  • INTRUMENTAL IN THE KISSING CASE OF 1958

27. FOUR NC A&T FRESHMEN: SAT-IN AT WOOLWORTHS IN GREENSBORO, NC 1960 AND LAUNCHED A MOVEMENT

  • DAVID RICHMOND,FRANKLIN McCAIN,
  • EZELL BLAIR,JOE McNEIL

28. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR

  • INJUSTICE ANYWHERE, IS A THREAT TO JUSTICE EVERYWHERE

29. MALCOLM X (LITTLE)

  • BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY

30. MARIAN ANDERSON

  • FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO PERFORM AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA

31. MELVIN & MARIO VAN PEEBLES

  • FILM-MAKERS

32. SHELTON SPIKE LEE

  • FILM-MAKER

33. RICHARD PRYOR

  • GROUND BREAKING COMIC

34. MOSES FLEETWOOD WALKER

  • FIRST BLACK PLAYER IN PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL
  • 1884

35. JOSH GIBSONNEGRO LEAGUE STARHIT 75 HRS IN 1931 972 CAREER HRS 36. JACKIE ROBINSON

  • FIRST BLACK PLAYER IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
  • 1947

37. CANNON ST. YMCA LITTLE LEAGUE ALLSTARS CHARLESTON SC 1955

  • WHITE TEAMS REFUSED TO PLAY THEM

38. MAX ROBINSON

  • FIRST BLACK NETWORK NEWS ANCHOR (ABC)

39. HAZEL SCOTT

  • FIRST BLACK PERSON WITH A NETWORK TV SHOW (DUMONT NETWORK-1950)

40. NATHANEIL ADAMS COLES KING

  • FIRST BLACK MAN WITH NETWORK TV SHOW (NBC-1956)

41. HENRY O. FLIPPER

  • FIRST BLACK CADET AT WEST POINT

42. JEAN BAPTISTE POINT DU SABLE THE FATHER OF CHICAGO

  • FOUNDED THE AREA NOW KNOWN AS OF CHICAGO, ILL

43. JACK JOHNSON

  • FIRST BLACK HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION

44. ALTHEA GIBSON

  • FIRST BLACK WIMBLEDON CHAMPION

45. MADAME C. J. WALKER

  • FIRST BLACK FEMALE MILLIONAIRE

46. THURGOOD MARSHALL

  • FIRST BLACK SUPREME COURT JUSTICE

47. CARL B. STOKES

  • FIRST BLACK MAYOR OF A MAJOR CITY (CLEVELAND,OHIO)

48. LAWRENCE DOUGLAS WILDER

  • FIRST BLACK GOVERNOR (VIRGINIA)

49. BARACK OBAMA

  • FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

50. THIS IS A PRESENTATION BY:

  • DUTCH DILLIGARD
  • GOLDSBORO, NC