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100

She is known for creating the world's first hair-straightening formula and was the first female self-made millionaire.

Who is Madam C.J Walker?

100

He was the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in 1947.

Who is Jackie Robinson?

100

Who was the first African American to become president in 2009?

Barack Obama

100

What ingredient did George Washington Carver make 300 foods with?

Peanuts

100

Who created the Black Panthers?

Huey Newton and Bobby Seale

200

Which African American Inventor added the carbon filament to the light bulb?

Lewis Latimer

200

He  African American track star received 4 gold medals at the Berlin Olympics in 1936?

Jesse Owens

200

Who was the first African American in the Supreme Court Justice?

Thurgood Marshal

200

Who was the first African American to earn a medical degree?

Dr. James McCune Smith

200

What was the name of the first ambulance system that founded EMS and was established in Pittsburgh?

Freedom House Ambulance Inc

300

What African American Inventor created potato chips?

George Crum

300

Who was the first African American female to become the Individual All-Around champion at the 2012 London Olympics?

Gabby Douglas

300

What was the name of the first Black owned and operated medical institution in the US?

Provident Hospital

300

What year and who was the first African American woman go to space?

Mae Jamison; 10/17/1956

300

How many college students attended the Greensboro Sit-in?

Four

400

What African American Inventor created the induction telegraph system?

Granville T. Woods

400

Reigning from 1908-1915, this man was the first African American heavyweight boxer champion.

Who is Jack Johnson?

400

Who was the first African American police officer?

Samuel Jesse Battle

400

What African American scientist created the blood bank

Dr. Charles Drew

400

What poet shared a poem at President Obama's inauguration?

Maya Angelou

500

What African American Inventor created automatic refrigerated air-cooling units for trucks, trains, ships, and planes?

Frederick McKinley Jones 

500

Who was the first African American golfer in the PGA?

Charlie Sifford

500

What year was Black History Month officially recognized?

1976

500

What African American scientist performed the first open heart surgery in 1893?

Daniel Hale Williams

500

Who developed the Blalock Taussig shunt for cyanotic congenital heart disease?

Vivien Thomas

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