Updated: 2/5/2021

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  • 12 years ago I Barack Hussein Obama became the first ever African American to command the armed forces of the United States
  • Yes, in 2008 after an historic campaign I became the first ever African American first lady of the United States.
  • Thank you all so much. I Beyonce Knowles Carter am so proud and honored to be the first African American women to headline Coachella.
  • I am Mildred Fay Jefferson. The first African American woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School.
  • I, Serena Williams won more Grand Slam singles titles than any other woman or man during the open era.
  • I one of the greatest boxers in history, the first fighter to win the heavyweight championship on three separate occasions.
  • I led the most successful female vocal group in pop music history, Diana Ross became world famous as a performer during the mid-1960s.