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Bethune Cookman alum Willie Mack III  enjoyed a decorated amateur golf career in the state of Michigan.  He was once featured in Sports Illustrated magazine, won the American Junior Golf Association's Buick Junior in 2006 and became the first African-American to ever win the prestigious Michigan Amateur Championship in 2011.  He went pro in 2012 and is beginning to enter PGA events.

Grand Blanc golfer Willie Mack III gears up for first PGA Tour event

Bethune Cookman alum Willie Mack III enjoyed a decorated amateur golf career in the state of Michigan. He was once featured in Sports Illustrated magazine, won the American Junior Golf Association's Buick Junior in 2006 and became the first African-American to ever win the prestigious Michigan Amateur Championship in 2011. He went pro in 2012 and is beginning to enter PGA events.

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Charlie Sifford November 10 1957 Charlie Sifford becomes the first African American to win a major professional golf tournament by winning the Long Beach Open.

Journalist Ed Bradley  Bradley, the first African American at CBS to be a White House correspondent and a Sunday night anchor, covered a broad array of stories with insight and aplomb during his 39-year career, from war to politics to sensitive portraits of artists. He won virtually every broadcast news award -- some of them more than once.

Journalist Ed Bradley Bradley, the first African American at CBS to be a White House correspondent and a Sunday night anchor, covered a broad array of stories with insight and aplomb during his career, from war to politics to sensitive portraits

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How Ben Hogan Discovered His Secret

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Henry Blair (1807–1860) was the second African American inventor to receive a patent.  He was born in Glen Ross, Maryland, U.S. in 1807. His first invention was the Seed-Planter, patented October 14, 1834, which allowed farmers to plant more corn using less labor in a smaller amount of time. On August 31, 1836[3] he obtained a second patent for a cotton planter.

Henry Blair was the second African American inventor to receive a patent. He was born in Glen Ross, Maryland, U. in His first invention was the Seed-Planter, patented October which allowed farmers to plant more corn using le

This article is about a location in the current bestseller Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, a fascinating novel about the slave trade in Ghana and the US. The Pratt City coal mines are here in Birmingham, Alabama.

Book reveals how black inmates entered bondage for Birmingham's mines, plants

This article is about a location in the current bestseller Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, a fascinating novel about the slave trade in Ghana and the US. The Pratt City coal mines are here in Birmingham, Alabama.

Young Reginald F. Lewis Before TLC Beatrice: The Young Man Before The Billion-Dollar Empire. https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00A15DISU

A Billionaire Young Reginald F. Lewis Before TLC Beatrice: The Young Man Before The Billion-Dollar Empire.

A woman named Abby Fisher, a former slave from South Carolina, is the author of the first published African American cookbook. Born in 1832, Abby Fisher was freed after the Civil War. After she and her family moved to San Francisco, she entered her food in cooking competitions. Her recipes, especially pickles, jellies and preserves, would become an instant success with friends and the upper class. She would be known around town as “Mrs. Abby Fisher, Pickle Manufacturer.”

A woman named Abby Fisher, a former slave from South Carolina, is the author of the first published African American cookbook. Born in 1832, Abby Fisher was freed after the Civil War. After she and her family moved to San Francisco, she entered her food in cooking competitions. Her recipes, especially pickles, jellies and preserves, would become an instant success with friends and the upper class. She would be known around town as “Mrs. Abby Fisher, Pickle Manufacturer.”

Who started slavery in America? Anthony Johnson (c1600 — 1670) was a black Angolan held as an indentured servant by a merchant in the Colony of Virginia in 1620, but later freed to become a successful tobacco farmer and property owner. Notably, he was the first legally recognized slave owner in the English colonies to hold a servant for life where crime was not involved. / http://www.blackpast.org/?q=aah/johnson-anthony-1670

Actual drawing of Anthony Johnson. America's first slave owner in the U. was a black man. He came over as an indentured servant and worked his way to FREEDOM & wealth!

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