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Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer, Judge, Supreme Court Justice / 1908 - 1993
Thurgood Marshall was instrumental in ending legal segregation and became the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court.
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress, Choreographer / 1950 -
Debbie Allen is a choreographer, director, and dancer who has worked on such projects as Fame, West Side Story and Sweet Charity.
Educator, Inventor, Doctor / 1942 -
Among many firsts, Patricia Bath is the first African American to complete a residency in ophthalmology and the first African-American female doctor to receive a medical patent. She invented the Laserphaco Probe for cataract treatment in 1986.
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profile name: Thurgood Marshall profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer, Judge, Supreme Court Justice
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profile name: Phylicia Rashad profile occupation: Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress
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