NASA's first African-American manager. Dorothy Johnson Vaughan was an African American mathematician who worked at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the predecessor agency to NASA. Prior to arriving at NACA's Langley Mem
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Ruby Nell Bridges Hall is known as the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. She attended William Frantz Elementary School at 3811 North Galvez Street, New Orleans, LA 70117
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Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history. She was the first woman to earn a pilots license.
Prolific writer and poet Langston Hughes rose to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance. "Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly." My first literary love.