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Patricia Roberts Harris

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Patricia Roberts Harris (1924-1985) served as the secretary of housing and urban development from 1977-1979 and was the first African American woman to be a member of a presidential cabinet. Harris was also the first African American woman appointed to a U.S. ambassadorship.

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