Many Black Americans helped pave the way in transportation

FreightWaves celebrates some of the most influential African Americans in transportation industry history

Brielle Jaekel
· Friday, February 24, 2023

The most notable African American in relation to the transportation sector is no doubt Rosa Parks, who famously refused to give up her seat on a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955. But there are so many other leaders in the transportation sector who also made massive contributions to not only the industry but to civil rights throughout history. Many made their impact in the freight and logistics world.

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