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Stephanie Johnson Becomes Delta Airlines’ First Female Captain
Chicago Defender appoints Kai El’ Zabar as publication’s first female director
Chadwick Bosman to star as Marvel’s first black superhero, company also set to debut first female hero
Violet Palmer, first female NBA referee comes out, marries partner
Tara Walker becomes New Jersey’s first black female firefighter
Woman firefighter becomes first female featured in Calender of Heroes
Alice Coachman, first black woman to win Olympic gold medal dead at 90
League City becomes first to officially ‘ban’ undocumented immigrant children
Vice Admiral makes history, becomes first 4-star female admiral
Anthony Brown slated to become Maryland’s first black governor
Student is the first black valedictorian in school’s history
Anthony McGill becomes New York Philharmonic’s 1st black section leader
Jason Collins’ Nets jersey No.1 seller on NBA.com
Brooklyn Nets sign Jason Collins making him the NBA’s first openly gay player
Meet John W. Thompson: Microsoft’s first black chairman
After 17 seasons, Violet Palmer still remains sole female NBA referee
COVID-19 or not, Black folks are building virtual spaces of joy, intimacy and tenderness
Now is an opportunity for Black folks to reimagine what constitutes loss
Reminders and affirmations to help you through quarantine
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