Black History Trivia
Black History Trivia
Black History Trivia
Black History Trivia

The first public charter school in Birmingham, AL

a. Legacy Prep

b. Freedom Charter

c. i3 Academy


What political campaign results in the US Supreme Court ruling that it was unconstitutional for buses to be segregated?

a. Montgomery Bus Boycott

b. New York Train Boycott

c. Memphis Marta Boycott


This man was the first Black American pitcher in the American League

a. Jackie Robinson

b. Leroy "Satchel" Paige

c. Lebron James


This person became the first African American female billionaire in 2004

a. Michelle Obama

b. Oprah Winfrey

c. BeyoncĂ© 


The year Legacy Prep was founded

a. 2018

b. 2019

c. 2001


Who gave the famous "I Have a Dream" speech?

a. Obama 

b. Martin Luther King Jr. 

c. Malcolm X


The first Black American woman chosen as Miss America

a. Vanessa Williams

b. Ashley Baldwin

c. Michelle Obama


These black soldiers were trained to become pilots in World War II. They were mostly assigned to Italy where they destroyed enemy planes.

a. The Foo Fighters

b. The Backstreet Boys

c. The Tuskegee Airmen


What laws made it legal for places to have whites only and blacks only sections?

a. Freedom Laws

b. Jim Crow Laws

c. Voting Laws


What year did the Montgomery Boycott begin?

a. 1905

b. 2000

c. 1955


This person holds the record for most points scored in a single basketball game (100)

a. Lebron James

b. Steph Curry

c. Wilt Chamberlain


In 1991 this became the first black-controlled company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange

a. BET

b. Nickelodeon

c. BitCoin


What was the first elementary school to become desegregated?

a. Graymont Elementary

b. Legacy Prep

c. Birmingham City Elementary


This law was enacted to stop state and local governments from keeping African Americans from voting

a. Voting Rights Act of 1965

b. Montgomery Boycott

c. Bill of Rights


The name of the first successful TV variety show starring a Black American

a. Proud Family

b. Nat King Cole Show

c. The Cosby Show


This Black American invented the pencil sharpener

a. Witt Chamberlin

b. J.L. Love

c. Vanessa Williams


The first two black children to integrate Graymont Elementary

a. Dwight and Floyd Armstrong

b. Rosa and Emily Parks

c. Martin and Lewis King


This political campaign/protest led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

a. Selma to Montgomery Marches

b. Montgomery Bus Boycott

c. "I Have a Dream" Speech


This term refers generally to the artistic and socio-cultural awakening among black people in the 1920s and early 1930s

a. Harlem Renaissance

b. Chicago Renaissance

c. Selma Renaissance


Who became the first African American female billionaire in 2004?

a. Sirena Williams

b. Kim Kardashian 

c. Oprah