0 African American Eyes Score Nobel Peace Prize

The first Nobel Prize was presented in 1901. It took 49 more years for the first African American to be honored.

On Monday evening, December 11, 2006, Lionel Richie will perform in Oslo, Norway to help celebrate the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates.

Dr. Ralph J. Bunche was the first African American to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964.

Toni Morrison won the 1993 Nobel Prize in literature, becoming the first African American writer to be honored.

Every year prizes are awarded in literature, economics, chemistry, physics, medicine, and "the peace prize."

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