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This botanist became famous for his agricultural science involving peanuts, sweet potatoes, and soy beans.
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This botanist became famous for his agricultural science involving peanuts, sweet potatoes, and soy beans.
George Washington Carver
Who recently gave a million dollar donation to the NAACP? (Hint: he owns his own film production company)
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Who recently gave a million dollar donation to the NAACP? (Hint: he owns his own film production company)
Tyler Perry
Who was the slave woman who is believed to have borne Thomas Jefferson at least four children?
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Who was the slave woman who is believed to have borne Thomas Jefferson at least four children?
Sally Hemings
Who is the creator of Kwanzaa?
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Who is the creator of Kwanzaa?
Dr. Maulana Karenga
Who was the first African-American Miss America?
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Who was the first African-American Miss America?
Vanessa Williams
This woman’s autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” is the first non-fiction work by an African-American woman to make the best-seller list.
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This woman’s autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” is the first non-fiction work by an African-American woman to make the best-seller list.
Maya Angelou
Who was the first African-American to serve as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff?
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Who was the first African-American to serve as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff?
Colin Powell
What was the nickname for the first all-Black 332d Fighter Group of the U.S. Army Air Corps, which escorted Allied bombers through European airspace on 1,578 missions during World War II?
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What was the nickname for the first all-Black 332d Fighter Group of the U.S. Army Air Corps, which escorted Allied bombers through European airspace on 1,578 missions during World War II?
Tuskegee Airmen
In 1940, I became the first African American actress to win an academy award.
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In 1940, I became the first African American actress to win an academy award.
Hattie McDaniel
Who was the first African American woman to host a nationally syndicated TV talk show?
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Who was the first African American woman to host a nationally syndicated TV talk show?
Oprah Winfrey (Her show debuted in 1986.)
What name was given to the period of cultural rebirth that took place in Harlem, New York City?
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What name was given to the period of cultural rebirth that took place in Harlem, New York City?
the Harlem Renaissance (which emerged after World War I)
Did author Toni Morrison win a Pulitzer Prize in 1988 for Beloved or The Bluest Eye?
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Did author Toni Morrison win a Pulitzer Prize in 1988 for Beloved or The Bluest Eye?
Beloved (Published in 1970, The Bluest Eye was her first novel.)
What author gained national recognition with his novel Go Tell It on the Mountain?
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What author gained national recognition with his novel Go Tell It on the Mountain?
James Baldwin, in 1953 (The novel is based partly on his experience as a Pentecostal preacher.)
B.B. King is one of the greatest blues performers of the 20th century. What do the letters “B.B.” stand for?
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B.B. King is one of the greatest blues performers of the 20th century. What do the letters “B.B.” stand for?
“Boy from Beale Street” (from his days as a Memphis disk jockey in the 1940s)
Who was the only other black actress to win the Academy Award's Best Supporting Actress Oscar since Hattie McDaniel in 1939? (Hint: won the Oscar for her role in the movie Ghost)'>'> View Answer
Who wrote the Broadway choreo-poem play, 'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf'?
Ntozake Shange
This popular singer and actor started touring with his family’s troupe, the Will Mastin Trio, at age three, and was a member of Frank Sinatra’s “Rat Pack”.
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This popular singer and actor started touring with his family’s troupe, the Will Mastin Trio, at age three, and was a member of Frank Sinatra’s “Rat Pack”.
Sammy Davis Jr.
What was the informal system that helped slaves escape to the North during the mid-1800s?
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What was the informal system that helped slaves escape to the North during the mid-1800s?
Underground Railroad
What is the name given to the sea journey slaves made from West Africa to the Americas called?
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What is the name given to the sea journey slaves made from West Africa to the Americas called?
the Middle Passage
What Supreme Court decision decreed that public schools should be integrated?
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What Supreme Court decision decreed that public schools should be integrated?
Brown v. Board
What was Black History Month originally called?
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What was Black History Month originally called?
Negro History Week
What group of students were famous for challenging school segregation in the deep south?
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What group of students were famous for challenging school segregation in the deep south?
The Little Rock Nine

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