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Famous African Americans

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Who was the first African American golf champion to tour on the Professional Golf Association (PGA) circuit?
Who is Tiger Woods

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Who said, 'I never run my train off the track and never lost a passenger'?
Who is Harriet Tubman

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What Supreme Court decision decreed that public schools should be integrated?
What is Brown v. Board of Education

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Whose refusal to give up her seat on a public bus sparked a boycott of Montgomerey, AL buses from 1955-1956?
Who is Rosa Parks

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This amazing man is the self–proclaimed “greatest [boxer] of all time” was originally named after his father, who was named after the 19th century abolitionist and politician Cassius Marcellus Clay.
Who is Muhammad Ali

200

Who was the first African American to serve as the United States Secretary of State?
Who is Colin Powell

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Who said "The time is always right to do what is right"?
Who is Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Which Supreme Court case decreed a slave was his master's property and African Americans were not citizens?
What is Dred Scott v. Sandford

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What was the name of the organization founded by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?
What is The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

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Who is ranked as the second best-selling female artist of the 21st century with record sales of over 37 million dollars?
Who is Beyonce Knowles

300

Who was the first African American to have his likeness portrayed on a U.S. postage stamp?
Who is Booker T. Washington

300

Who said "Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise I rise I rise."?
Who is Maya Angelou

300

Which Supreme Court case stated that segregation was legal and constitutional as long as "facilities were equal"?
What is Plessy v. Ferguson

300

Who was known as the Nation of Islam's most effective minister until he broke from the group in 1964 and formed his own group, the Organization of Afro-American Unity?
Who is Malcolm X

300

Who became the first African American female millionaire with her revolutionary black hair products?
Who is Madame CJ Walker

400

Which author became the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature. (Hint: Her resume includes "Sula" and "The Bluest Eye")
Who is Toni Morrison

400

Which famous athlete said "Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong."?
Who is Muhammad Ali

400

Who was the first African American woman to be on the ballot as a candidate for President?
Who is Shirley Chisholm

400

Who was the main leader of the civil rights movement in the United States during the 1950's and 1960's, and won the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize for leading nonviolent civil rights demonstrations?
Who is Martin Luther King Jr.

400

Which fourteen year old black boy was lynched for whistling at a white woman?
Who is Emmet Till

500

In what year were the first Africans brought to American to work as slaves?
What is 1619

500

Who said "I don't want a Black History Month. Black history is American history."?
Who is Morgan Freeman

500

Which African American was elected president of the United States in 2008?
Who is BARACK OBAMA!!!!!

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Which racially motivated attack on a church caused the death of four girls in Alabama?
What is the Alabama Church Bombing

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Who made agricultural advancements and inventions pertaining to the use of peanuts and was one of the first African-Americans admitted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1990?
Who is George Washington Carver