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Paul Belloni Du Chaillu: The “African” Zoologist who became known as the first modern European to confirm the existence of gorillas

Meserette Kentake
“In such a wild country as Africa one does not go far without adventures. The traveler necessarily sees what is strange and wonderful, for every...
African American Black Firsts Famous Sagittarius History Makers

William DeHart Hubbard: The first African American to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event

Meserette Kentake
[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]illiam DeHart Hubbard was the first African American in Olympic history to win an individual gold medal, when he won the long (broad) jump...
African American Black Firsts Famous Aquarius Herstory History Makers

Rosa Parks: Mother of the Civil Rights Movement

Meserette Kentake
“My desires were to be free as soon as I learned that there had been slavery of human beings.” [dropcap size=small]R[/dropcap]osa Parks was nationally recognized...
African American Famous Sagittarius History Makers

Theodore K. Lawless: World-famed Dermatologist and Philantropist

Meserette Kentake
[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap] heodore K. Lawless was an internationally known African-American dermatologist, philanthropist, and medical pioneer. Dr. Lawless was renowned for his research into the treatment...

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