Inventions
Firsts
Politics
Arts & Entertainment
African Diaspora

100

This man was really into nuts, however he was by far not crazy, in fact he was a genius...
What is George Washington Carver

100

This man was the first African American to play in the MLB.
Who is Jackie Robinson

100

This man filled in the seat of Thurgood Marshall in the US Supreme Court
Who is Clarence Thomas

100

"No, no, no"--this originally four member group did eventually dwindle, not all of them were "Survivors", however the remaining were some "Independent Women"
What is Destiny's Child?

100

This is Africa's oldest republic and it was settled by freed slaves.
What is Liberia?

200

This man is credited with blood storage techniques to better blood banks, however, no amount of blood could have saved his life.
Who is Dr. Charles Drew?

200

In what state was the first abolitionist organization formed, maybe they do really have some brotherly love within them
What is Pennsylvania

200

This man was the first black federal judge, if you can't think of the name maybe consider one of our freshman Jordan as a hint.
Who is William Hastie?

200

This person has a royal stage name, but was born with the name Dana Owens.
Who is Queen Latifah

200

This crop still grows wild in Caffa, Ethiopia where it was originally used and gets it name from.
What is Coffee?

300

This man loved to be simple and to the point and thus he created this object.
What is the pencil sharpener?

300

This "New Negro" was the first black Rhodes Scholar
What is Alain Locke

300

name two of the four: first black mayor of Cleveland, first black mayor of LA, first black mayor of Atlanta, first black mayor of Chicago.
What is Carl Stokes,Tom Bradley, Maynard Jackson, Harold Washington

300

Quadruple Platinum...who even knew that existed well in 1989 this dance album by a Jackson hit it big.
What is Rhythm Nation

300

She won the French Legion of Honor Award for entertaining WWII allies, maybe she did it in a banana costume...but maybe not
Who is Josephine Baker

400

My goodness when it is cold outside--I may be compelled to say this mans last name, but i know that I definitely don't want to go outside and use what he invented, the lawn mower.
Who is J.A. Burr

400

This lady became the first Black Poet Laureate of the United States in 1995.
Who is Rita Dove?

400

South Carolinians elected this black man to the House of Representatives making him the first directly elected black member of Congress
Who is Joseph Rainey?

400

One of these 3 LAFace artists wanted it his way, the other wanted to get rich to this and the last was just really into Rosa Parks i guess...name 2 of the 3 artists/groups.
What is Outkast, Usher and Goodie Mob

400

Probably important in New Haven, this man lead the revolt in 1839 on the ship the Amistad...
Who is Joseph Cinque?

500

Sarah Boone invented this...it may let you make that collar crisp enough to pop.
What is the ironing board?

500

Prince Hall organized African Lodge #459, this was the first lodge of this type.
What is Masonic lodge

500

This man did oodles, or something like that, of work with the UN nations and the biggest work of his career was on a project regarding Arab and Jewish relations in Palestine... he never forgot his roots though and always returned to education.
What is Ralph Bunche

500

This man was the heavyweight champion of the world for 11 years straight, you can give his real name or his nickname...
Who is the "Brown Bomber" or Joe Lewis

500

Nelson Mandela was the head of this predominately black South African political party.
What is the ANC (African National Congress)