Nora Douglas Holt: active during the roaring Nora Holt was a musician and singer who composed over 200 pieces. In 1918 she was the first African American woman to earn her master’s degree from Chicago Musical College.
Angela Bassett Photos Photos - Actress/director Angela Bassett attends the NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 2015 in Pasadena, California. - NAACP Image Awards — Part 2
Claudette Colvin (born September is a pioneer of the African-American Civil Rights Movement. On March she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the more publicized Rosa Parks incident by nine months.