Josephine Baker was the first African American female to star in a motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer.
SHEILA JOHNSON - BUSINESS - First African-American female billionaire. Sheila Johnson is an African-American entrepreneur who co-founded Black Entertainment Television (BET) and is part-owner of the three sports teams in the NHL, NBA and the WNBA.
Helen Williams first black fashion model beautiful
Josephine Baker (June 1906 – April was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress. Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, she became a citizen of France in Fluent in both English and French.
The beautiful Diahann Carroll. American television's first African American mega star with her own top rated show.
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Nina Mae McKinney (June an American actress dubbed "The Black Garbo" when she worked in Europe. She was one of the first African-American film stars and one of the first African-Americans to appear on British television.
Sheila Johnson, the country’s second-wealthiest black female (trailing only Oprah). In along with her ex-husband Robert Johnson, Sheila Johnson co-founded Black Entertainment Television (BET)
This is such a CLASSIC photo! :Dorothy Dandridge from Cleveland, Ohio, sang at Harlem's Cotton Club and Apollo Theatre and became the first African-American woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for best actress. Many years passed before t
The Beulah Show, the first sitcom to star an African American actress, moved…
Richard Pryor Highly influential, and always controversial, African/American actor/comedian who was equally well known for his colorful language during his live comedy shows, as for his fast paced life, multiple marriages and battles with drug addiction.