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Vivien Theodore Thomas (1910-1985) was an American laboratory supervisor who developed a procedure used to treat. 

What is Blue Baby Syndrome?

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At 6'9" he was the tallest point guard in league history. During his astonishing 13-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, he was a member of five championship teams, won the MVP Award and the Finals MVP Award three times each, and was a 12-time All-Star. 

Who is Earvin "Magic" Johnson?

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For almost 35 years, Don Cornelius hosted this dance show that premiered the hottest musical talent in the nation and the hottest new dances. 

What is Soul Train?

100

The first black player in the National Hockey League.

Who is William O'Ree?

100

This African American woman became the first female millionaire for producing and selling hair styling and beauty products. 

Who is Madame C. J. Walker?

200

In 1914, he patented a breathing device, which was the first gas mask. He also patented the traffic signal in 1923 

Who is Garrett Morgan?

200

She is the all-time best female tennis player 39 Grand Slam titles to prove it.

Who is Serena Williams?

200

Worldwide it was the first “Original American Music” Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, and John Coltrane are but a few of the vanguards for my genre. 

What is Jazz?

200

American civil rights demonstrators who engaged in non-violent protests against segregation of public interstate busses in 1961 were called this. 

Who were the Freedom Riders?

200

He said "You're either part of the solution or part of the problem" in a speech he gave in San Francisco in 1968.

(Leroy) Eldridge Cleaver

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This university graduated the first African American doctorate in mechanical engineering, Aprille Ericsson, who later would receive the highest accolades from the best female in science and engineering. 

What is Howard University?

300

At the 2006 Winter Olympics, this speed skater became the first Black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual sport. He currently holds the world record or the 1000m sprint. 

Who is Shani Davis?

300

This rapper said "We used to fuss when the landlord dissed us. No heat, no wonder why Christmas missed us. Birthdays were the worst days..." 

Who is Notorious B.I.G?

300

He gave a Black Power salute on the Olympic podium in 1968.

Who is John Carlos?

300

Played by Taraji P. Henson in the movie "Hidden Figures" this pioneering African - American woman mathematician made NASA's rocket flight possible.  

Who is Katherine Johnson?

400

Patricia Bath was the first African American female physician to receive a patent for a medical invention related to the removal of this from the eye. 

What is a cataract?

400

Winning almost every match she played, this racket master was the first Black person to win a Grand Slam tennis tournament after winning the French Open singles title.

Who is Althea Gibson?

400

Her 1939 Easter Sunday concert at the Lincoln Memorial drew 75,000 attendees after being denied the right to perform at Constitution Hall du to her race. 

Who is Marian Anderson?

400

This tennis pro, quoted in Sports Illustrated July 1991, said "Racism is not an excuse to not be the best you can " 

Who is Arthur Ashe?

400

Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, and the Jackson 5 are a few of the acts that came from this record lable.

What is Motown Records?

500

Thomas Edison invented it, but Latimer Lewis improved it.

What is the light bulb?

500

This twelve-time All-Star never played in the minors, is a seven-time Rawlings Gold Glove winner and was the highest paid player in MLB in 1985.

Who is Dave Winfield?

500

She is the daughter of the greatest of all time! This super middleweight champion grew her career from just boxing to being a philanthropist and multi-media personality. 

Who is Laila Ali?

500

Some may call me a dream chaser. I put out some of the hottest flamer mixtapes and came up in the rap scene in Philadelphia, signed by Maybach Records.

Who was Meek Mills?

500

This author of crime fiction is perhaps best known for his detective character, Easy Rawlins, a private investigator and WWII vet. 

Who is Walter Mosley?

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