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First All Female African-American Flight Crew. Captain Rachelle Jones, first officer Stephanie Grant and flight attendants Diana Galloway and Robin Rogers made history on February 12th, 2009 when their Atlanta-based Delta Connection carrier departed from Atlanta to Nashville, Tennessee.

First all African-American Woman Crew.On Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) Captain Rachelle Jones, First Officer Stephanie Grant and flight attendants Diana Galloway and Robin Rogers flew Delta Connection Flight 5202 February

Black teens from Cleveland win first Robotics World Championship

Black teens from Cleveland win first Robotics World Championship. Black people + opportunity = invention & ingenuity

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes, became the first African American to be appointed dean of a predominantly white medical school in the United States. In 1993, Ross-Lee became the first African American woman dean of a United States medical school. She remained dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Ohio University until 2001.

In Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes,became the first African American woman to be appointed dean of a United States medical school. She remained dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of Ohio University until

CLARK GABLE “tall, dark and handsome” actor didn’t hide his Black & Native American heritage

These Historical Figures Were Black?!

CLARK GABLE - Said to be the original “tall, dark and handsome” actor. Worth noting, that when he saw “colored” and “white” bathrooms on the set of Gone With The Wind, he refused to continue working until all of the cast members were treated equally.

Major General Marcelite J. Harris (born January 16, 1943, Houston, Texas) became the the first African-American female general of the United States Air Force. Born Marcelite Jordan to Cecil O'Neal Jordan and Marcelite Terrill Jordan, Sr., Jordan graduated from Spelman College, earning her B.A. of arts degree in speech and drama in 1964, before joining the Air Force

Major General Marcelite J. Harris became the first African-American female general officer of the United States Air Force. She is a relative of Wendell Phillip Terrell (MIT Class of

Maj. Robert H. Lawrence Jr. named first Black Astronaut . Maj. Lawrence successfully completed the Air Force Flight Test Pilot Training School at Edwards AFB, California. In the same month (June 30, 1967) he was selected by the USAF as an astronaut in the Air Force's Manned Orbital Laboratory (MOL) program, thus becoming the first black astronaut. He was killed during a training flight later on the same year.

Today in Black History, - Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr.,was the first African American selected for astronaut training.

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