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Her arrest for not giving up her seat led to the year long Montgomery Bus Boycott

Who is Rosa Parks

100

With 4 golds, 7 medals in 2016. This Olympiad is considered most accomplished American Gymnast in history

Who is Simone Biles

100

In this year, Truman desegregated the military.

What happened in 1948

100

This decentralized political and social movement, started in 2013, seeks to highlight racism, discrimination and inequality, often through policy changes

What is Black Lives Matter

100

"Living for the City" won this singer a Grammy in 1975

Who is Stevie Wonder

200

An early chair of SNCC and a Freedom Rider, he served in Congress for 33 years.

Who is John Lewis

200

Before he was “The Greatest”, this boxing Olympiad won a gold medal in the 1960’s Olympics .

Who is Cassius Clay/Muhammed Ali

200

in this year, Brown v. Board of Education led to desegregated schools

What happened in 1954

200

this organization, founded in 1909 had a mission to o ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination

What is the NAACP

200

"Drunk in Love" won this singer a Grammy in 2015

Who is Beyonce

300

He argued for desegregation before the Supreme Court and then served on it.

Who is Thurgood Marshall

300

Considered the fastest woman in the world in 1988, this track and field Olympiad set world records in the 100-meter and 200-meter events

Who is Florence Griffith-Joyner

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Interstate Commerce commission ruled to integrate interstate trains and passenger busses by this Jan 10th of this year

What happened in 1956?

300

This political organization founded in 1966 promoted open-carry, monitoring police brutality, and developing community social programs.

What is the Black Panther Party

300

"Ain't No Sunshine" won this singer a Grammy in 1972

Who is Bill Withers

400

A Muslim, a militant civil rights leader and a major organizer of the Nation of Islam in NYC.

Who is Malcolm X

400

This track and field Olympiad put Adolph Hitler’s Aryan myth to shame, winning 4 gold medals in the 1936 games in Berlin.

Who is Jesse Owens

400

The Voting Rights Act prohibiting voting discrimination was passed in this year.

What happened in 1965?

400

Founded by Jesse Jackson in 1971 this organization in Chicago raised public awareness to initiate corporate action and government sponsorship.

What is Operation PUSH

400

"Be Without You" won this singer a Grammy in 2007

Who is Mary J. Blige

500

From the NAACP to SCLC to SNCC and the Freedom rides – she touched them all

Who is Ella Baker

500

In 2006, this speedskating Olympiad became the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual event at the Winter Olympic Games

Who is Shani Davis

500

In this year, Loving v. Loving led to legalization of interracial marriages

What happened in 1967.

500

Marcus Garvey’s black nationalist fraternal organization ran business, organized a nursing corps had an Agrican Legion and a weekly newspaper in the 1920’s

What is the Universal Negro Improvement Association

500

"Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay" won this singer a Grammy in 1969

Who was Otis Redding

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