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PhD minister and social justice crusader, his 1963 speech in Washington is known by most Americans

Who is Martin Luther King Jr.

100

An actor, director, producer and screenwriter since 1990, he has produced over 20 plays, 16 TV shows and countless movies.

Who is Tyler Perry 

100

You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I’ll rise.

Who is Maya Angelou

100

Turned professional golfer at age 20, he has won the PGA tour 82 times.

Who is Tiger Woods

100

First black engineering, medical and law schools, graduated VP Kamala Harris and Thurgood Marshall

What is Howard University

200

This former slave was an underground railroad conductor, abolitionist and Union Spy

Who is Harriet Tubman

200

The greatest basketball player of all time, with 6 NBA championships, his endorsement deal put Nike on the map.

Who is Michael Jordan

200

What happens to a dream deferred?
Does it dry up
Like a raisin in the sun?

Who is Langston Hughes

200

Playing tennis at age 4, she has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles and 14 doubles titles with her sister.

Who is Serena Williams

200

Home of George Washington Carver and the Army Air Corps training base for colored airmen in WWII

What is Tuskegee University

300

The former slave escaped to become a famous abolitionist as both a writer and an orator.

Who is Frederick Douglass

300

Former CEO of Def Jam Recordings, he is one of the most influential hip-hop artists with 23 Grammys.

Who is Jay-Z.

300

We wear the mask that grins and lies,

It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,

Who is Paul Lawrence Dunbar

300

His 755 career home runs record in baseball smashed Babe Ruth's record, incurring much hatred.

Who is Hank Aaron

300

Private, all male HBCU in Atlanta with many famous alumni including MLK, Spike Lee and Samuel Jackson

What is Morehouse College

400

The most prominent black scientist of the early 20th century, he promoted agriculture... and peanuts.

Who is George Washington Carver

400

Barbadian singer, actress, fashion designer with 6 Grammys, founded Fenty Beauty, a luxury brand under Louis Vutton.

Who is Rihanna

400

We real cool. We Left school. We Lurk late. We Strike straight.

Who is Gwendolyn Brooks

400

Scored over 100 points in a single basketball game in 1962 - a record that has never been broken.

Who is Wilt Chamberlain

400

First black women's college, founded as a seminary in Atlanta in 1881. Alumna include Alice Walker and Stacey Abrams.

What is Spelman College

500

This Harvard alum and young black Senator became the 44th American President

Who is Barack Obama

500

Runs Vista Equity Partners, the 4th largest enterprise software company behind Microsoft.

Who is Robert Smith

500

When day comes, we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade?

Who is Amanda Gorman

500

First ever black NFL player in 1920, first ever co-head NFL coach in 1921. Blacks were banned from the NFL in 1926.

Who was Frederick (Fritz) Pollard.

500

The number one producer of black engineers who go on to earn doctorate degrees. And they have an awesome band.

What is North Carolina A&T University (NCA&T)

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