But until then, let’s celebrate Black History Month by calling out the names, dates and achievements of the Black women and men who were the first of their race to….
And let’s thank them for their courage, strength, persistence, and faith. They are models to us all.

Firsts in Black History


For a complete list of African-American firsts, take a stroll through the lists at — and the next time you run into a barrier or obstacle in your life, remember these amazing people.