Black Inventors
ABC's of Black History
Black Firsts
Black Sports Pioneers
Transatlantic Slave Trade
100

She is the first female, self-made millionaire. She is also responsible for patents in cosmetics and hair care.

Who is Madam C.J. Walker?

100

Beginning with Letter 'A', The birthplace of humanity and Earth's 2nd largest continent. 

What is Africa?

100

First Black President of the United States. 

Who is Barack Obama?

100

Wearing number 42, he was signed to the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, becoming the first African American to play major league baseball. 

Who is Jackie Robinson?

100

This photo is a depiction of an event where people were involuntarily bid upon, becoming servants to the winning bidders.

What is a Slave Auction?

200

This kitchen tool, also known as the Pastry Fork, was invented in 1891 by this inventor.

Who is Anna M. Magin?

200

Beginning with Letter 'C', This law was passed in 1964, which ended segregation in public places and employment discrimination on the basis of identity. 

What is The Civil Rights Act?

200

She became the first black female Secretary of State in 2005.

Who is Condoleeza Rice?

200

She is known for being the first woman to dunk in college basketball.

Who is Candace Parker?

200

A segment of the global slave trade that transported between 10 million and 12 million enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas from the 16th to the 19th century. 

What is the Transatlantic Slave Trade?

300

He is the first black man to receive a patent in 1821 for what we know as Dry Cleaning.

Who is Thomas L. Jennings?

300

Beginning with Letter 'L', These 9 students integrated Little Rock Central High School in 1957.

Who is The Little Rock Nine?

300

She became the first African American to win an Oscar in 1940 for her supporting role in Gone With the Wind. 

Who is Hattie McDaniel?

300

Known as the fastest woman in the world, in 1960 she became the first American woman to win three gold medals in track & field, during the same Olympic Games. 

Who is Wilma Rudolph? 

300

A compromise agreement between delegates from the Northern and the Southern states at the United States Constitutional Convention (1787) that three-fifths of the slave population would be counted for determining direct taxation and representation in the House of Representatives.

What is the Three-Fifths Compromise? 

400

Patented on June 10, 1896, this inventor created what we know today as the Ice Cream Scoop.

Who is Alfred L. Cralle?

400

Beginning with Letter 'S', She became the first black woman elected to Congress.

Who is Shirley Chisholm? 

400

Founded by Rev. William Washing Brown on March 2, 1888, became the first black owned bank. 

What is The Savings Bank of The Grand Fountain United Order of True Reformers?

400

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!!!






The Original Big Three consisted of Chuck Cooper, Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton and Earl Llyod and were the first black men to play this professional sport. 

What is basketball? or What is the NBA?

400

An Act to Prohibit the Importation of Slaves into any Port or Place Within the Jurisdiction of the United States, was signed by President Thomas Jefferson (also known for owning over 600 slaves) on this date.

What is March 2, 1807?

500

This wooden clock was completed in 1753, by the United States First Black Inventor

Who is Benjamin Banneker?

500

Beginning with Letter 'E', On June 19, 1865 also known as Juneteenth, the day slaves were actually notified of their freedom (in Galveston Bay, Texas); previously issued by this proclamation, more than two years prior.

What is The Emancipation Proclamation?

500

Serving as Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana, he became the first black governor (non-elected) of the United States following the impeachment of Henry Clay Warmoth in December 1872. 

Who is the Honorable Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback?

500

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!!!





This individual became the first black World Heavyweight Champion on December 26, 1908, when he defeated Tommy Burns in a boxing match.

Who is Jack Johnson?

500

The forced voyage of enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to the New World. It was one leg of the triangular trade route that took goods (such as knives, guns, ammunition, cotton cloth, tools, and brass dishes) from Europe to Africa, Africans to work as slaves in the Americas and West Indies, and items, mostly raw materials, produced on the plantations (sugar, rice, tobacco, indigo, rum, and cotton) back to Europe.

What is the Middle Passage?

Click to zoom