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Fight 4 Equality
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He was elected as the first African American president of the United States (44th president)

Who is Barrack Obama?

100

The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

What is Hidden Figures?

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Celebrated in many countries throughout the world, this is an annual month long celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.

What is Black History Month?

100

This is the international activist movement, originating in the African-American community that campaigns against police violence and systemic racism towards black people.

What is the Black Lives Matter Movement 

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American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. Who was nicknamed "The Greatest," he is widely regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time.

Who is Muhammad Ali?

200

King T’Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country’s new leader. However, T’Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within his own country as well as without. Using powers reserved to Wakandan kings, T’Challa assumes the Black Panther mantel to join with girlfriend Nakia, the queen-mother, his princess-kid sister, members of the Dora Milaje (the Wakandan ‘special forces’) and an American secret agent, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war

What is Black Panther?

200

Created by Maulana Karenga in 1966, this week-long celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture with seven core principles culminating in a feast and gift-giving.

What is Kwanzaa

200

African American social activist Tarana Burke created this phrase, campaign, and hashtag to promote "empowerment through empathy" among women of color who have experienced sexual abuse, particularly within underprivileged communities.

What is Me Too 

300

An American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. One of the most influential guitarists in history and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century.

Who is Jimi Hendrix?

300

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

What is Moonlight?

300

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Known as the grandfather of vogue:


Who is Willi Ninja?

300

In 1964, four black girls in Alabama were killed in a church bombing set by the KKK. Furthermore, registers in Alabama prevented blacks from registering to vote. President Johnson then refused to help. These events led to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King joining James Bevel on a voting rights march in this city of Alabama. 

What is Selma 

400

An American actress and producer who is the first black actress or actor to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting. She has won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and two Tony Awards.

Who is Viola Davis?

400

Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ordinary American and begin his search.

What is Coming to America?

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He became the first African American to play Major League Baseball (Brooklyn Dodgers). Led the league in stolen bases that season and was named Rookie of the Year.

Who is Jackie Robinson?

400

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Fredrick Douglass

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An African American billionaire who is a media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer, and philanthropist

Who is Oprah Winfrey ?

500

From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in ’70s Brooklyn.




What is Crooklyn?

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This artist has the highest selling album of all time

Who is Michael Jackson?

500

Prominent figure of the Stone Wall Uprising in 1969. She was known as the mayor of Christopher Street in New York City.

Who is Marsha P. Johnson?

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