Who was the first African American to appear on a postage stamp?

Answer The 10-cent Booker T. Washington stamp, issued in April of 1940, was the first stamp to feature an African-American. Washington was honored as part of the Famous Americans stamp series for his work... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Who was the first African American to appear on...

How many African-Americans were in the first African-American Senate?

Hiram Revels of Mississippi was the first and only African-American in the first African American U.S. Senate, in 1870. He was a steadfast opponent of racial segregation after the American Civil Wa... Read More »

When did American idol first appear on television in America?

Who was the first African American to win a Grammy?

Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald were the first African Americans to win Grammy awards in 1958 (the first year the Grammy Awards took place). Ella Fitzgerald won both the Best Female Vocal Performan... Read More »

Who was first female African-American dj?

The first female African-American disc jockey was Yvonne Daniels. She was the daughter of jazz musician Billy Daniels and was known as the "First Lady of Chicago Radio." She began her career in 196... Read More »