What a special young woman! Susie King Taylor: first African American army nurse; the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences; also the first African American to teach openly in a school for former slaves in Georgia.
Willa Brown the first African-American woman to hold both a commercial and private license in the USA, she founded the National Negro Airmen Association of America and was the first African-American female to be an officer in the Civil Air Patrol.
Frederick Fritz Pollard ~ Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 1894 – May was the first Black American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). Pollard along with Bobby Marshall were the first two Black American players in the NFL in