First African American president in the US
Obama
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Colin Powell
Heavy weight boxing champion 1908
Jack Johnson
First African American millionaire
Madame CJ Walker
He was elected to the baseball hall of fame in 1962
Jackie Robinson
Miss America, 1984
Vanessa Williams
Received an Oscar in 1940, Gone With the Wind
Hattie McDaniel
Network television host 1956
Nat King Cole
the first black astronaut to travel in space
Mae Jemison
Inventor of the blood blank
Charles Drew
Considered the founder of African-American literature.
Phillis Wheatley
first black woman Poet Laureate
Rita Dove
First African American portrayed on a postage stamp
Booker T Washington
Renowned billionnaire 2001, Robert ___________
Johnson
Golf champion, _________ Woods
Tiger

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