President Obama meets Miss Israel, Yityish "Titi" Aynaw. Aynaw is an Ethiopian-born Israeli model who won the title of Miss Israel in She is the first Ethiopian-born Jew to win the contest. She is also the first black Miss Israel winner.
Shirley Chisholm- she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. On January she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Jane Bolin (first African American woman to graduate from Yale Law School, join the New York City bar Association and join the New York City Law Department) born in Poughkeepsie, New York on April 1908