Results for: African-american

Who was the first African-American to be a millionaire?

Madam C.J. Walker, born Sarah Breedlove, is generally regarded as the first African-American to become a self-made millionaire. She made her fortune in hair care products in t (MORE)

Can a malotto be African American and native American?

A Mulatto, according to Dr. Pilgrim of Ferris University, is an African American whose skin is so white that they do not know their own race. Logically, one could assume that (MORE)

Is Keith Jarrett African American?

No. Keith Jarrett says himself that he is of Scottish and Hungarian ancestry, with no African ancestry that he knows of, despite the olive complexion, large nose and dark curl (MORE)

Are African Americans really African native Americans?

Yes, most of them are. They were the first to cross the atlantic  and are true native Americans. They made this journey over 56,000  years ago. That's 53,000 years before th (MORE)

When could African Americans vote?

African Americans could vote 1865. The first one to be elected was Edward Brooke in 1966. The 15th amendment to the US Constitution was ratified in 1870 and gave former mal (MORE)

When did African-Americans start voting?

In 1870, the 15th Amendment to the US Constitution gave freed  slaves and all black men the right to vote. However, in practice,  they were prevented from voting by what are (MORE)

Who was the first African American entertainer?

This is such a broad question that it's hard to come up with a definitive answer, however I would argue that Josephine Baker might have been one of the very first African Amer (MORE)