Oscar Micheaux was the first major African American film director. He directed and produced more than 44 films from 1919 to 1948.
yes Chapdog82--- Frederick Douglass was a major civil rights activist in the 19th Century Noted for Books and Speeches on Slavery and Oppression. He was NOT a regiment! Two of his sons served in the 54th Massachussets Regiment. Which was not the first black regiment formed but one of the first Northen Black Regiments formed. the first Recruited regiment was probably the 1st Louisianna Native Guards or The First South Carolina Colored infantry. The first black regiment to fight was the 1 Kansas Colored.
She: # Preached at conventions and meetings. # Won a court case as the first black woman to do so. # Talked to President Lincoln. -Toral Suresh Kachhadia
The First major battle was Bull Run, where an expected Union victory was turned into a defeat
Jackie Robinson became the first black player to break the color barrier in the Major Leagues. Robinson first appeared in a Major League Baseball game in 1947. With Robinson's introduction and immediate success, black players began to find widespread acceptance in the American national pastime. Along with fellow pioneers, including greats Don Newcombe and Roy Campanella, Robinson led the Dodgers on one of the most successful runs in baseball history, winning 6 pennants in 10 years. The Dodgers' willingness to oppose social norms of segregation is often cited as one of the primary reasons for their success in the '40s and '50s.
churches, businesses, aid societies, and schools...- Apex (U.S. history work sheet)(i know it says 3 major groups but on the first page of 5.2.6 second paragraph, third sentence, the passage it self gives 4 major groups....- Apex (U.S. history work sheet)
Who was the second black player to play in the modern major leagues and the first to do so in the American League?
1947 April 15
Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, making him the first black major leaguer of the modern era. Moses Fleetwood Walker is credited with being the first black professional ballplayer.
Emmett Ashford is the first black umpire in a major league game when Cleveland beats Washington
My idol, Serena Williams was the first black woman to win a major tennis championship.
Jackie Robinson, who began his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, was the first known black to play major league baseball in the modern era after 1900. Moses Fleetwood Walker, who played for the Toledo Blue Stockings of the old American Association, is credited with being the first black player in major league history.
Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn Dodgers, 1947, was the first black player to play major league baseball in the modern era. But it was a man named Moses Walker (b. 1856) who played back in 1884. However, some say that William Edward White was the first. He was half white and half black, and played one game in 1879.
i don't know but the first black baseball player is Jackie Robinson