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This group is dedicated to people of color that were first in there field.
Latest Activity: Oct 8, 2011
Mary Eliza Mahoney was born on May 7th, 1845 in Dorcester, Massachusetts. Her parents were Charles and Mary Jane Mahoney. The family moved from North Carolina, a slave state to Massachusetts, which…Continue
Barbara Jordan was the first Black woman to serve in the U.S. Congress from the South. Barbara Jordan was born in the Fifth Ward of Houston, Texas to a Black Baptist minister, Benjamin Jordan, and a…Continue
P. B. S. PinchbackPinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (May 10, 1837 – December 21, 1921) was the first non-white and first person of African American descent to become governor of a U.S. state. A…Continue