Patricia Roberts was the first Black woman to serve in the United States Cabinet.

Patricia Roberts was the first Black woman to serve in the United States Cabinet.

Patricia Roberts was the first Black woman to serve in the United States Cabinet, and the first to enter the line of succession to the Presidency. On

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Patricia Roberts was the first Black woman to serve in the United States Cabinet, and the first to enter the line of succession to the Presidency. On this day in 1971, Harris assumes her second cabinet post as Secretary of Health and Human Services. She served under the administration of President Jimmy Carter.

July 19, Patricia Roberts served graciously under Jimmy that he remarked that she was studious.

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