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He asked Life's most persistent and urgent question:

What are you doing for others? 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


This all black air unit were a group of African American military pilots (fighter and bomber) and airmen who fought in World War II. 

The Tuskegee Airmen


What was the theme for "Black Lives Matter at School" week

Unapologetically Black

She was our first African American Flotus

(First Lady of the Unites States)

Michelle Obama


The American chef based in New Orleans, Louisiana. An author and television personality, she was known as the Queen of Creole Cuisine, advocating both African-American art and Creole cooking

Leah Chase


If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.

Dr. Carter G. Woodson


These "codes" were used to give escaping slaves messages which might indicate when to get ready and where to go.

The Underground Railroad quilt designs.


An American activist who was one of the leading organizers of the 2017 Women's March

Tamika Danielle Mallory


An African American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political and social activist, she is recorded as the first female self-made millionaire in America

Madame C.J. Walker

The Ethiopian-born Swedish-American celebrity chef, restaurateur and television personality and owner/ head chef of Red Rooster in Harlem, New York.

Marcus Samuelsson


There was one of two things Chad a right to...liberty or death.  If I could not have one, I would have the other.

Harriet Tubman


 Scientist profiled in the film “Hidden Figures” as a NASA mathematician whose trajectory calculations helped astronaut Alan Shepard become the first American in space.

Katherine Johnson


This black power political organization founded by college students Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in October 1966 in Oakland, California.

The Black Panther Party


This Mission Specialist was the first Black Woman to travel into space

Mae Jemison


An enslaved African owned by George Washington, at his plantation Mount Vernon in Virginia. Served as chief cook at the Mansion House for many years.

Hercules Posey


America  is not a blanket woven from one thread, one color, one cloth

Rev. Jesse Jackson


Taken from her native Gambia,brought to Boston in the mid-18th century and enslaved. She was taught how to read and write and  eventually became a well-known poet in both New England and England, with her work "An Elegiac Poem, on the Death of that Celebrated Divine, and Eminent Servant of Jesus Christ, the Reverend and Learned George Whitefield,"

Phillis Wheatley


Colonel Tye was a member of which regiment of the Revolutionary War.

The Ethiopian Regiment


Confirmed as the first African-American woman to serve as a justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Ketanji Brown Jackson


President Barack Obama retained this   executive chef, making her the first woman to hold the post.

Cristeta Comerford

Black History is American History

Ms. Kingsberry


This Engineer saw a lightbulb still shining out of its socket, and was inspired to apply this principle to her work at NASA and create the illusion transmitter, which she is most famous for today. The illusion transmitter produces optical illusion images using two concave mirrors and can be applied to surgery, television, and video screens.

Valerie Thomas


The title of the History Bulletin Board is the song title from which famous artist.

Gil Scot Heron


On January 27, 2023, she became the first Black Woman To medal At the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 35 years.

Starr Andrews


The renowned American chef, teacher, and author who helped refine the American view of Southern cooking. She championed the use of fresh, in season ingredients and characterized Southern food as fried chicken, pork, and fresh vegetables – most especially greens.

Edna Regina Lewis

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