Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson African American Singer Who Broke Down Race Barriers Marian Anderson had a gift for singing from an early age. Her aunt Mary helped her book paid gigs as early as age 6. When her family could no longer afford lessons, the community and church pooled...
Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm

First African American Woman to Run for President of the United States

Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman

First African-American & Native American Woman to Earn Pilot’s License