The Industry
Who invented to traffic light? A. Alexander Lucius Twilight B. William Sanders Scarborough C. Garrett A. Morgan
Answer: Garrett A. Morgan
She teaches sociology and anthropology here at Wilkes A. Professor Stringer B. Professor Johnson C. Professor Smith
Answer: Professor Stringer
He is the hip-hop DJ for Wilkes-University A. DJ Dnellz B. DJ Tri-State C. DJ I-Go-In
Answer: DJ Dnellz...go to the Woodlands the 26th! He's the special DJ
He broke many records at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, including becoming the first athlete to win four gold medals in one Olympiad. A. Milt Cambell B. Ralph Boston C. Jesse Owens
Answer: Jesse Owens
He was the first African American ever appointed to the United States Supreme Court. He was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson, and served on the Supreme Court from 1967 to 1991. A. Charles Rangol B. Carol B. Stokes C. Thurgood Marshall
Answer:Thurgood Marshall
He made agricultural advancements and inventions pertaining to the use of peanuts and Percy Julian, who helped create drugs to combat glaucoma, were the first African-Americans admitted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1990. A. William Sanders Scarborough B. George Washington Carver C. Elbert Frank Cox
Answer: George Washington Carver
He is a skilled neurosurgeon, led the first successful operation to separate a pair of Siamese twin infants who were joined at the back of the head in 1987. A. Fredrick Douglas B. Carl Adams C. Ben Carson
Answer: Ben Carson
She's a celebrated singer, songwriter and actress was named the most awarded female artist of all time, by the Guinness World Records. A. Beyonce B. Whitney Houston C. Jennifer Lopez
Answer: Whitney Houston
He's a sprinter often billed as "the fastest man in the world" has won five Olympic gold medals, broken numerous world records including his own, and was the first man to win both the 200m and 400m races within the same Olympic game (1996). A. Michael Johnson B. Lee Evans C. Harrison Dillard B.
Answer: Michael Johnson
He is a South African president and political activist, was released from prison after 27 years in February 1990 A. Nelson Mandela B. Kweisi Mfume C. James Armistead
Answer: Nelson Mandela
He is best known for publishing an almanac based on his astronomical calculations. A. Louis Latimer B. Ernest Everett C. Benjamin Banneker
Answer: Benjamin Banneker
This is the largest and most comprehensive black university in the nation A. Lincoln University B. Howard University D. Morehouse University
Answer: Howard University
He is the most Grammy-nominated artist in the history of the awards with 76 nominations and 26 awards. A. Jamie-Foxx B. Al Green C. Quincy Jones
Who is Quincy Jones
He was the first basketball player to score 100 points in a single game during the 1961 season and the first player in the NBA to score 30,000 points. A. Carol Lewis B. Wilt Chamberlain C. Marion Jones
Answer: Wilt Chamberlain
She was the first African American woman elected to the House of Representatives. She was elected in 1968 and represented the state of New York. She broke ground again four years later in 1972 when she was the first major party African-American candidate and the first female candidate for president of the United States A.Maynard Jackson B. Julia Carson C. Shirley Chisholm
Answer: Shirley Chisholm
She was a St. Louis washerwoman-turned-entrepreneur. Walker invented a method to soften and smooth African American hair in 1905. A. Madam C.J. Walker B. Madam Carol Susan C. Madam Wilma Jackson
Answer: Madame C.J. Walker
He became the first Black person to graduate from Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in May of 1958. A. Ernest Green B. Thomas Brooks C. Paul Adams
Answer: Ernest Green
What was the first Broadway play to be written by an African American woman? A. Chicago B. A Raisin in the Sun C. South Pacific
What is A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry.
He played in two Super Bowls during his time in the NFL before becoming a successful dentist A. Jerry Rice B.Bill Lewis C. John M. Williams
Answer: John M. Williams
He was the 65th United States. He was the first African American appointed to that position. A. Collin Powell B.Carol Bruan C. Joycelyn Elder
Answer: Collin Powell
He invented a programmable remote control for television A. Edward Alexander Bouchet B. Joseph N. Jackson C.William Hinton
Answer: Joseph N. Jackson
He became the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard. He is perhaps best known for his work in founding the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1909 and helping it to become the country's single most influential organization for African Americans. A. Allen Allensworth B. W.E.D. Du Bois C. Philip Emeagwali
Answer: W.E.D. Du Bois
She was the first black woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress. A. Oprah B. Jennifer Hudson C. Halle Berry
Who is Halle Berry
She is a record breaking track star was born the 20th of 22 children, and stricken with polio as a child. She not only overcame polio but broke world records in three Olympic track events and was the first American woman to win three gold medals at the Olympics (1960). A.Florence Joyner B. Alice Coachman C. Wima Rudolph
Answer: Wilma Rudolph
He was a Black security guard, discovered President Nixon’s cover-up which later caused his resignation as President of the United States. A. David Dinkins B. Tom Bradley C. Frank Willis
Who is Frank Willis
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