First African American Woman to Own a Men’s Professional Basketball Team and hold the titles of CEO and General Manager; Consultant to Sports Professionals and Sports Management Groups; Sports Agent; and 2008 Ebony Magazine Top 150 Most Influential African Americans. Alexis Levi was born in Castro…Wonder Woman Wednesday: First African American Woman To Own A Men's Pro Basketball Team
Nina Mae McKinney (June 13, 1912 - May 3, 1967) was an American actress. Dubbed "The Black Garbo" when she worked in Europe, she was one of the first African-American film stars and was one of the first African-Americans to appear on British television.
Gail Fisher (1935-2000) was one of the first African American women to play substantive roles in American television. She's best remembered for playing secretary 'Peggy Fair' on the detective series Mannix (1967-75, CBS).