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By Hotttamale2000 | Last updated: Nov 27, 2018
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Black History Month is an incredibly important time of year, as it encourages everyone of all shapes, sizes, backgrounds and ethnicities to come together and celebrate the history of black people, encompassing all their struggles and great achievements made. What can you tell us about it?
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What key event in the civil rights movement happened in 1964
Congress passed the Civil Rights Act
The Black Panther Party was formed
Thurgood Marshall became the first African-American to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court
She witnessed the East St. Louis riots in 1917 and immigrated to France just six years later. She was a singer, dancer, nightclub owner and a member of the French resistance during World War II.
A gifted student and award-winning athlete, he went on to medical school and to an illustrious career as a medical researcher. He revolutionized blood storage practices by determining that plasma could be transported and preserved for longer periods of time, a discovery that had a major impact on emergency medicine. He also initiated the use of "bloodmobiles" – trucks equipped with refrigerators during World War II.
William Eric Dyson
Charles Henry Turner
Charles R. Drew
This son of an African slave and a French pirate established a trading post near Lake Michigan in 1772, thus becoming the first permanent resident of the settlement that became Chicago. He has since been officially recognized as the founder of Chicago.
Jean Baptiste Point DuSable
M. Le Page du Pratz
Growing up with a white Jewish mother and an African-American father, he was exposed to racism and anti-Semitism from an early age. Strongly influenced by Alice Walker's "The Color Purple. This award-winning author is:
There are a lot of African Americans that have made a difference throughout history, and to ensure that we do not forget their contributions to the culture, we celebrate them in black history month. Take this quiz and learn more...
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The History of Black History Month dated back to 1926 in the United States and was previously commemorated for one week and not a whole month as it is now. It is a time that we get to reflect on the contributions of those that...
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Dr. Maulana Karenga created this cultural observance designed to celebrate African-American heritage.
The Black History Quiz Bowl is a question and answer game of general knowledge and quick recall based on African-American History. Game questions include topics, from history, inventions, famous first, the arts and entertainment,...
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