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In honor of Black History Month, here’s a look at 14 people who broke color barriers to become the first Black Americans to achieve historic accomplishments in politics, academics, aviation, entertainment and more

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Image: Gordon Parks, a professional photographer, author, poet and composer, is seen in Hollywood, California on April 4, 1968. Gordon Parks in Hollywood on April 4, 1968. Associated Press

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http://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/14-individuals-who-made-black-history-n722051

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