Question: Who was the first famous African American?

1870. First African American to graduate from Harvard College: Richard Theodore Greener. First African-American elected to the U.S. Senate, and first to serve in the U.S. Congress: Hiram Rhodes Revels (R–MS). First African American to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives: Joseph Rainey (R-SC).

Who was a famous African American?

In Celebration of Black History Month: 10 Influential African...February is Black History Month in the United States. Rosa Parks. Muhammad Ali. Frederick Douglass. W.E.B Du Bois. Jackie Robinson. Harriet Tubman. Sojourner Truth. •Feb 17, 2018

What are common African American names?

Daniel, Christopher, Michael, David, James, Joseph, and Matthew were among the most common names for African-American boys in 2013.

Who is a black inventor?

Black inventors are among historys most revered geniuses, known for their relentless inquisition, passionate research and their desire to push the envelope. George Washington Carver, Madam C.J. Walker, Lonnie G.

Who is the greatest black man ever?

The listHank Aaron (1934-2021)Ira Aldridge (1807-1867)Muhammad Ali (1942-2016)Richard Allen (1760-1831)Marian Anderson (1897-1993)Maya Angelou (1928-2014)Arthur Ashe (1943-1993)Crispus Attucks (1723-1770)

What is the most African-American name?

The 2000 U.S. Census counted 163,036 people with the surname Washington. Ninety percent of them were African-American, a far higher black percentage than for any other common name.

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