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100

This inventor, professor and author published the book "How to Grow the Peanut and 105 Ways of Preparing it For Human Consumption" in 1916

Who is George Washington Carver

100

First African American Major League Baseball Player

Who is Jackie Robinson

100

Which civil rights activist gave the famous speech beginning "I have a dream..."

Martin Luther King Jr.

100

Martin Luther King helped establish this organization in Atlanta George, abbreviated SCLC

Who is the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

100

She was the first African American Olympian to win the All Around Title in gymnastics.

Who is Gabby Douglas?

200

This inventor and businessman created three position traffic signal and a predecessor to the gas mask

Who is Garrett Morgan


200

First African American Justice of the Supreme Court

Who is Thurgood Marshall

200

This president said, "We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it."


Who is Barack Obama?

200

This famous institution opened in Alabama with Booker T. Washington as it's first principal

What is Tuskegee University

200

He is one of the most famous basketball players of all time who played a key role in a billion dollar sneaker company. He is also principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets!

Who is Michael Jordan?

300
In his time, elevator door has to be open and closed manually until his created an automatic process

Who is Alexander Miles

300

First African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actress

Who is Halle Berry

300

This first lady said "History has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own"

Who is Michelle Obama?

300
This African American Fraternity was founded in 1906 at Cornell University

Who is Alpha Phi Alpha

300

He was the first Black Major League Baseball player.

Who is Jackie Robinson?

400

This historian founded an annual holiday in February because it coincided with the birthday of Abraham Lincoln

Who is Carter G. Woodson

400

This principal dancer for the American Ballet was the first African American to hold the position

Who is Misty Copeland

400

In his book "The Souls of Black Folk" this Harvard Alumn, NAACP founder and author wrote "The problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color-line"

Who is W.E.B Du Bois

400
The first known professional black baseball player played for this league in Chelsea Massachusetts

What is the Negro League

400

This famous black professional golfer won the most major golf tournaments of all time.

Who is Tiger Woods?

500

This chef invented a popular treat after a customer sent back an order of fries that he promptly returned sliced as thinly as possibly and refried

Who is George Crum
500

This historian and founder of the NAACP was also the first African American to earn a doctorate

Who is W.E.B Du Bois

500

This famous black activist, known for refusing to give up her seat on the bus said, "Knowing what must be done does away with fear." 

Who is Rosa Parks?

500

After breaking with the Nation of Islam, Malcom X helped start this group in 1964, to help reconnect African Americans with their African Ancestry

What is the Organization of Afro-American Unity

500

This famous Lakers basketball player, who passed away in 2020, had both his jersey numbers 8 and 24 retired when he retired in 2016. He is also known for making his "Dear Basketball" poem.

Who is Kobe Bryant?

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