The first to achieve great notoriety was Althea Gibson, who was the first black woman to win Wimbledon singles title (in 1957 and 1958) and to qualify for the LPGA tour (in 1963).
She was the LPGA Tour's Sybase Classic in 2005, this was her first victory.
Linda L. Baker was the first black woman accountant.
The first black woman mp in Britain was Diane Abbott
It is impossible to say who was the first black woman to play the guitar.
Lisa Leslie, not just the first black woman, but THE first women.
Madam CJ Walker was the first black woman to invent the perm for women
Florence Mary Taylor was the first black female architect and the first woman to train as an engineer in Australia.
The LPGA was founded in 1950
LPGA was created in 1950.
Althea Gibson, in 1957. She was also the first black woman to win the U.S. Open.
The first black woman soccer player was named Briana Scurry. She was the goalkeeper. As of 2014, she is now retired.
My idol, Serena Williams was the first black woman to win a major tennis championship.
No woman of any color has walked on the moon. The twelve people who have were all men. No one has walked on the moon since 1972. Though no black woman have been on the moon, the first black woman in space was Dr. Mae Jemison.
The first African American black woman to become a nun was Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange. She was the foundress and first superior of the Oblate Sisters of Providence.
First Lady Michelle Obama
The first Black Miss Arkansas was Lencola Sullivan
no we think katrina graham is or another black woman but it was defintly not this woman lenora chrichlow
Dr Mae Carol Jemison - First black woman in space 1992
Althea Gibson, in 1957. She was also the first black woman to win the U.S. Open. She was the best there was!
besty ross was not the first BLACK WOMAN to win a nobel prize for literature it was toni morison in 1993