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The first African American Sorority at Howard University.

What is Alpha Kappa Alpha

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Born on July 2, 1908, he was the first African American Supreme Court Justice.

Who is Thurgood Marshall?

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At the age of 20, he became the youngest person to ever sit on the city council of Inkster, Michigan.

Who is Jewell Jones?

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Known by the nickname "Stagecoach Mary," she was the first African American woman mail carrier in the United States.

Who is Mary Fields?

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Who is Usain Bolt?

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According to a study conducted by Forbes, he was the the richest man to ever live.

Who is Musa I?

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The number fo founders of Sigma Gamma Rho sorority.

What is 7?

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On July 5, 1975, he became the first African American to win a Wimbledon Men's Single Championship.

Who is Arthur Ashe?

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He was the first African American to become governor of a U.S. state.

Who is P.B.S. Pinchback?

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He was one of the first African American Deputy U.S. Marshals west of the Mississippi River.

Who is Bass Reeves?

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Who is Tina Turner?

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The richest woman of African descent isn't Oprah. Her name is Folorunsho Alakija and she earned her wealth in what industry?

What is oil?

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What fraternity was founded on the campus of Cornell University in 1906?

What is Alpha Phi Alpha?

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He invented the "gamma electric cell" which led to the cell phone on July 6, 1971.

Who is Henry Sampson?

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She is the first African American woman elected to the United States Congress.

Who is Shirley Chisholm?

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He popularized the potato chip after a patron in his restaurant complained about the potato slices being too thin.

Who is George Crum?

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Who is Granville T. Woods?

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At the age of 12, she became the richest girl of African descent in American when she received 160 acres of land through the treaty of 1866. Land that her father leased to an oil company who struck oil- a lot of it!

Who is Sarah Rector?

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Some notable members of this fraternity include Shaquille O'Neal, astronaut Ronald McNair and Lawrence Douglass Wilder.

What is Omega Psi Phi?

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Journalist Louis Lomax died under mysterious circumstances on July 30, 1970 while investigating the death of what prominent African American activist?

Who is Malcolm X?

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She is the first African American woman to deliver the keynote address at the Democratic Convention.

Who is Barbara Jordan?

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She was hired at the age of 35 by NASA as a "human computer," and later calculated the trajectory of the space ship that sent the first American into outer space in 1961..by hand!

Who is Katherine Johnson?

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Who is Garrett Morgan?

400

He was a successful sea captain who was the first to captain a steam ship in the San Francisco Bay, and later built the first hotel in San Francisco. 

Who is William Leidesdorff?

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Scholarship, Sisterhood, Service, and Finer Womanhood are the founding principles of which Sorority from Howard University?

What is Zeta Phi Beta?

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He invented the lock that would later become the modern door lock on July 21, 1889.

Who is W.A. Martin?

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She is the co-founder of the Black Women's Forum in Los Angeles, California.

Who is Maxine Waters?

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She was the first African American woman to enter outer space.

Who is Mae C. Jemison?

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Who is Runoko Rashidi?

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He is credited with initiating the successful Black business district in Tulsa, Oklahoma known as "Black Wall Street."

Who is J.B. Stradford?