Overlooked Heroe’s

Although today is the last day of Black History Month, we never forget the ones who paved the way. Here are some overlooked heroes we thought should be honored today…

Hattie McDaniel-The first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actress.

Hattie McDaniel

Edward A. Bouchet-The first African-American to receive a Ph.D. at an American university

Edward A Bouchet

Madam CJ Walker-Not just the first African-American millionaire, but the first female millionaire who achieved that status through work rather than marriage

Madam Cj Walker

Guion Bluford-The first African-American astronaut to reach space.

Guion Bluford

Oscar Micheaux– The first African-American Filmmaker

Oscar Micheaux

Fritz Pollard-First African-American Coach in the NFL.

Fritz Pollard

All photo’s found and owned at Listosaur.com

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Some extras we just couldn’t pass up…

Muhammed Ali

Muhammad Ali

Coretta King

Coretta King

Sammi David Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr.

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

Until next year…Happy Black History Month!

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