Civil Right's Pioneers
OMG They're Black?
This inventor created a version of the gas mask as well as the three signal traffic light
Who is Garrett Augustus Morgan?
"the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement"
Who is Rosa Parks?
She is the first and to date only female African-American Senator, the first African-American U.S. Senator for the Democratic Party, the first woman to defeat an incumbent U.S. Senator in an election, and the first and to date only female Senator from Illinois. She also served as U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand from 1999-2001
Who is Carol Moseley Braun?
Anthony Anderson; Laurence Fisburne; Tracee Ellis Ross
What is Black-ish?
Currently the president of the Holospace Laboratories Inc and invented 3D glasses
Who is Kenneth Dunkley?
A leader of the American Civil Rights Movement; Co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Collaborated to created the Montgomery Improvement Association which lead to the Montgomery Bus Boycotts.
Who is Ralph Abernathy?
In 1968 she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. In 1972, she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Who is Shirley Chisholm?
Destiny's Child sang the theme song for this show that focused on a teenage girl her friends and family.
What is the Proud Family?
This individual helped foster advancement in telecommunications. She was the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. from MIT and is the current president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Who is Dr.Shirley Jackson?
Former Executive Director of the National Urban League who spent most of his career working to end employment discrimination. He also served as the President of the National Association of Social Workers. The AAMBA at Wharton Business School holds a conference in his name each year.
Who is Whitney M Young Jr?
Currently a member of the U.S. House of Representatives he is the only living "Big Six" leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement, having been the chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). He was a part of the March across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL and is one of the 13 original freedom riders.
Who is John Lewis?
A sitcom series of a high school student living with her family in a neighborhood of South Central Los Angeles. Her brother later appeared on the show as well.
What is Moesha?
Who is George Washington Carver?
Former Georgia State Representative and Senator; Co-founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC); Chairman of the NAACP for 12 years; First president of the Southern Poverty Law Center
Who is Julian Bond?
Former Republican U.S. Senator from Massachusetts who was the first African American who was elected to the U.S. Senate.
Who is Edward Brooke III?
Maxine, Khadijah, Sinclair, and Regine
What is Living Single?
His research led to the invention of blood banks. He was the first African-American to earn a PhD from Colombia and through his work he went to helm the American Red Cross blood bank.
Who is Dr. Charles Drew?
Voting rights activist who organized the Mississippi Freedom Summer. Also served as vice-chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
Who is Fannie Lou Hamer?
first female African-American Attorney General
Who is Loretta Lynch?
This show portrayed the life of students at Hillman College, a fictional historically black college in the state of Virginia.
What is A Different World?
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