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50 years before ____ was celebrated, the US celebrated Negro History Week.

a. Black History Month 

b. Black Lives Matter 

c. Black Joy 

A) What is Black History Month


In which year did Black History Month become an annual, month-long celebration?

a. 1960 

b. 1976 

c. 1990 


B) What is 1976


Which black female artist is the most Grammy-Award nominated female artist of all time?

a. Nicki Minaj 

b. Meg Thee Stallion 

c. Beyonce 

Who is Beyonce


Who is the most decorated gymnast of all time?

a. Simone Biles 

b. Gabby Douglas 

c. Dominque Dawes 

A) Who is Simone Biles


Whose foundation donated $15M to Black, POC, LGBTQ+ and Women-Led Nonprofits Focused on Environmental Justice?

a. Cardi B 

b. Zendaya 

c. Rihanna 

C) Who is Rihanna


He is considered to be the father of Black History Month.

a. Martin Luther King Jr. 

b. John Lewis 

c. Carter J. Woodson 

C) Who is Carter J. Woodson


What was the name of the African American who helped hundred of enslaved people in the US escape to freedom?

a. Harriet Tubman 

b. Sojourner Truth 

c. Assata Shakur 


A) Who is Harriet Tubman


Who was the first African American to star in their own tv show?

a. Ethel Waters 

b. Oprah Winfrey 

c. Wendy Williams 

A) Who is Ethel Waters


Who was the first Black boxer?

a. Muhammed Ali 

b. Jack Johnson  

c. Mike Tyson 

B) Who is Jack Johnson


Biden promised to nominate a Black woman for what?

a. Attorney General  

b. Supreme Court 

c. Department of Education 

B) What is the Supreme Court


Who was the first African American Supreme Court Justice?

a. Thurgood Marshall 

b. Ruth Bader Ginsburg 

c. Clarence Thomas

A) Who is Thurgood Marshall?


What was the first historically Black college in the US? 

a. Howard University 

b. Cheyney University  

c. Lincoln University 

B) What is Cheyney University


Who was the first Black Disney princess? 

a. Mulan  

b. Princess Tiana 

c. Princess Jasmine 

B) Who is Princess Tiana


Who was the first black NBA Player?

a. Michael Jordan 

b. Ray Allen 

c. Earl Lloyd 

C) Who is Earl Lloyd


Who became the first Black woman on the US quarter?

a. Maya Angelou

b. Shirley Chisholm

c. Angela Davis

A) Who is Maya Angelou


She triggered a boycott of the Montgomery, Alabama, bus system in 1955 by refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus.

a. Claudette Colvin 

b. Ida B. Wells 

c. Rosa Parks 

A) Claudette Colvin


Which President officially recognized Black History Month?

a. President Richard Nixon 

b. Ronald Reagan 

c. President Jimmy Carter 

C) Who is President Jimmy Carter


What was the name of the character who was also the Black Panther? 

a. T’ challa 

b. Shuri 

c. M’Baku 

A) Who is T’ challa


Who was the first Black baseball player in Major League baseball?

a. Willie Mays 

b. Jackie Robinson  

c. Hank Thompson 

B) Who is Jackie Robinson


What is the theme for Black History Month 2022?

a. Black Health and Wellness 

b. The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth 

c. Black Women 

A) What is Black Health and Wellness


This president signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 freeing slaves in the southern states.

a. George Washington 

b. Abraham Lincoln 

c. Thomas Jefferson 

B) Who is Abraham Lincoln


True or False: In 1849, a Virginia slave named Henry Brown decided to mail himself to freedom.

a. True

b. False

A) What is true


Which Black artist known for the song “Earned It” became the first to top three slots on the Billboard R&B?

a. Jay Z  

b. Drake     

c. The Weeknd  


C) Who is The Weeknd


At what sporting event did players raise a black-gloved fist during the playing of the US national anthem?

a. 1968 Summer Olympics

b. 2016 Super Bowl

c. 1974 World Cup

A) What is the 1968 Summer Olympics


Jessica Watkins is getting ready to be the first Black woman to spend months in...?

a. In the sea 

b. In space 

c. In the mountains

B) What is space