I was the first African-American child to attend an all-white public elementary school in the American South. Who am I?
I was known as the "First Lady of Song" and "Lady Ella,"I was an American jazz and song vocalist who interpreted much of the Great American Songbook. Who am I?
I am a billionaire media giant and philanthropist. I am best known for hosting my own internationally popular talk show from 1986 to 2011. I also launched her own television network, OWN. Who am I?
I became the first African-American congresswoman in 1968. Four years later, I became the first major-party black candidate to run for the U.S. presidency. Who am I?
I was a multiple Grammy winner and "Queen of Soul" . I was known for such hits as "Respect," "Freeway of Love" and "I Say a Little Prayer." Who am I?
I was an actress and radio performer. I became the first African American to win an Oscar in 1940, for my supporting role as Mammy in 'Gone With the Wind.' Who am I?
I won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, embarrassing German dictator Adolf Hitler. Who am I?
I created specialized hair products for African-American hair and was one of the first American women to become a self-made millionaire. Who am I?
I had a lot of patents, including those for a hair-straightening product, a breathing device, a revamped sewing machine and an improved traffic signal. Who am I?
I was a prominent African-American scientist and inventor. I am best known for the many uses I devised for the peanut. Who am I?
I am known as "Air Jordan," "His Airness;". I was named "the greatest North American athlete of the 20th century," by ESPN. Who am I?
I was an U.S. Army general, statesman. I am the highest ranking African-American government official in history. Who am I?
I was an American trumpeter, composer, vocalist and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz. Who am I?
I was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Nicknamed "The Greatest", I am regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time. Who am I?
I was an American singer, songwriter and dancer. I was dubbed the "King of Pop". My greatest hits are e.g. "Thriller", "Bad", "Black and White". Who am I?
I have recorded more than 30 U.S. top ten hits and received 25 Grammy Awards. I have sold over 100 million records worldwide. Who am I?