Black History Month

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Black History Month

When you think of Black history month you remember the Africans who made a difference when it comes to fighting for freedom in a time when it was only possible in their imagination. There are some people who have gone down in the history of most black people and the black history month is designed to see how much history you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The parents of Colin Powell immigrated from what country?
    • A. 

      Barbados

    • B. 

      Jamaica

    • C. 

      Haiti

  • 2. 
    What major U.S. city elected the first African American Mayor in 1967?
    • A. 

      Cleveland

    • B. 

      New Orleans

    • C. 

      Atlanta

  • 3. 
    What is Tiger Woods’ real first name?
    • A. 

      Elmer

    • B. 

      Samuel

    • C. 

      Eldrick

  • 4. 
    Which former slave and noted abolitionist edited and published "The North Star," an abolitionist newspaper?
    • A. 

      Phillis Wheatley

    • B. 

      Benjamin Banneker

    • C. 

      Frederick Douglass

  • 5. 
    Known as the "father of black history," he documented African-American stories and achievements, often ignored by historians at the time. To gather information, he used innovative research approaches, including legal records, diaries and oral histories – methods that have since been widely adopted by historians. He is the founder of the quarterly publication, "Journal of Negro History", and Negro History Week (now Black History Month) and also established the first historical society devoted exclusively to research on the black American. This historian is: (spelling counts!!)