African American First Quotes African Americans in Government Civil Rights Movement Famous African Americans

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

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

100

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

100

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

100

Who is Muhammad Ali
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.

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

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

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

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Who is Maya Angelou
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."?

300

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

300

Who is Malcolm X
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?

300

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

400

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

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Who is Muhammad Ali
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."?

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

400

Who is Martin Luther King Jr.
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?

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

500

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

500

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

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

500

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

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Who is George Washington Carver
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?

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