Celebrate Black History Month with Price Chopper/Market 32!
We acknowledge African-American Pioneers in History.
Nadine Burke Harris
American pediatrician; first and current Surgeon General of California since 2019. Known for linking adverse childhood experience and toxic stress with harmful effects to health later in life.
Reverend Addie Wyatt
First African American woman elected international vice president of a major labor union; named one of Time Magazine’s Women of the year in 1975.
NYC Ballet’s first African American principal dancer; founded the Dance Theatre of Harlem, the first African-American ballet company in the nation
First African-American woman to graduate from Yale Law School; went on to become the first female judge in the United States.
Selected by the New Orleans Jazz in 1977 during the 7th round of the NBA Draft; first and only woman ever officially drafted by an NBA team.
William Levi Dawson
Third African American elected to Congress; first black member to chair a standing committee; longest serving member of congress for Chicago IL; WWI U.S. Army veteran.
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