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After his father was murdered in October 1890, where did Frederick Bruce Thomas first relocate?  

Arkansas

100

What was the “fight of the century” and who was involved?  

Americas black heavyweight champ Jack Johnson defeated the great white hope, Jim Jeffries

100

Who was the first black woman billionaire? She owns her own TV studio and built two black schools in South Africa.

Oprah Winfrey

100

During the Great War, Frederick Bruce Thomas was forced to abandon his clubs. Where did he flee to and how much money did he have to his name?

Fled to Odessa then Constantinople, $25

100

. The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) was launched in 1942 by members of what organization?

Fellowship of Reconciliation members

200

This black woman was born poor, but through hard work and intelligent decisions, she made millions of dollars from manufacturing and selling her own beauty products during the early 1900s.  

Madame CJ Walker

200

In what year did Negro History Week change to Black History Month?

1976

200

Following W.E.B. Du Bois, Carter G. Woodson became what in 1912?              

2nd African American to be awarded a doctorate in history from Harvard

200
Booker T. Washington was the founder and president of what educational institution?
Tuskegee Institute
200

What did the Corwin Amendment refer to slavery as?

Domestic institutions & persons held to labor or service

300

Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima was sold to European slave holders and shipped 5000 mile away through the Middle Passage. Where did he finally end up?

Natchez, Mississippi

300
What amendment to the constitution banned slavery?
13th amendment
300
What leading crusader against lynching founded the first black women's suffrage organization? 
Ida B. Wells-Barnett
300
Starting with $1.50 cash, what college did Mary McCleod Bethune found?
Bethune-Cookman College
300

What group was founded in August 1862 and would distinguish itself in battle two

 months before the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation?                                                          

1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry

400

Despite his death at Harpers Ferry, Lewis Leary’s wife would go on to have a grandson.   Who was he?

Langston Hughes

400

What was the name of a free, Black community in the Adirondack Mountains in New  York? 

Timbucto

400

 How did Bass Reeves die?

A kidney disorder- Brights disease

400

Who were the five Native American tribes the United States government labeled as  “civilized nations”?

Cherokee, Choctaw, Chicksaw, Creek, & Seminole

400

 Two notable authors published their debut novels in 1970. Who were they are what were  the titles of their books, respectively?

Toni Morrison- Bluest Eye and Alice Walker- The Third Life of Grange Copeland


500

Jimmy Carter appointed who as his secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)?   What was significant about this? 

Patricia Harris, the 1st African American woman appointed to a cabinet post

500

Who were the first Americans to receive the Croix de Guerre, a coveted military decoration given by the French, and in what military group did they serve?

Henry Lincoln Johnson & Needham Roberts served with the 369th Regiment

500

In what years was the slave trade abolished in England and the United States, respectively?

1807 in England & 1808 in U.S.

500

Who performed the world's first open heart surgery?

Who is Dr. Daniel Hale Williams

500

Who became the first woman candidate for president?

Who is Shirley Chisholm

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