The Blackhistory4ever Challenge

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The Blackhistory4ever Challenge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    These are the first three words of the Constitution
    • A. 

      We gonna win

    • B. 

      We are Free

    • C. 

      We the People

  • 2. 
    What is the capital of the United States
    • A. 

      Washington DC

    • B. 

      Philadelphia

    • C. 

      New York

  • 3. 
    If the President can no longer serve, who becomes the President
    • A. 

      Speaker of the House

    • B. 

      Vice President

    • C. 

      Old President

  • 4. 
    In 1948 for high jump she became the first black woman to win a Olympic Gold medal
    • A. 

      Althea Gibson

    • B. 

      Alice Coachman

    • C. 

      Alicia Alexander

  • 5. 
    She became the first African-American woman to compete on the world tennis tour & first to win a Grand Slam title in 1956
    • A. 

      Alice Coachman

    • B. 

      Althea Gibson

    • C. 

      Amy Johnson

  • 6. 
    In 1954 he became the first African-American general in the U.S. Air Force
    • A. 

      Marcus Davis

    • B. 

      John Davis

    • C. 

      Benjamin O. Davis Jr

  • 7. 
    She was the first African American female to earn an international pilot’s license
    • A. 

      Bessie Coleman

    • B. 

      Dorothy Height

    • C. 

      Sarah Breedlove

  • 8. 
    Laws passed by Southern states after the Civil War to restrict blacks freedom & restore the (master-slave) relationship
    • A. 

      Slave Rules

    • B. 

      Black Codes

    • C. 

      Black Laws

  • 9. 
    Activist movement that campaigns against black violence co-founded by: Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors & Opal Tometi
    • A. 

      Blacks United

    • B. 

      Blacks Now

    • C. 

      Black Lives Matter

  • 10. 
    Is a political slogan & name for ideologies aimed at achieving self-determination for African-Americans
    • A. 

      Black Power

    • B. 

      Black Lives Matter

    • C. 

      Blacks United

  • 11. 
    Was the first president & principal developer of what is known today as Tuskegee University, an HBCU
    • A. 

      Carter G Woodson

    • B. 

      Booker T Washington

    • C. 

      Dred Scott

  • 12. 
    In 1926 he founded Negro History Week known today as Black History Month which is observed in February
    • A. 

      Carter G Woodson

    • B. 

      Booker T Washington

    • C. 

      Dred Scott

  • 13. 
    Founder of media company Radio One
    • A. 

      Fannie Lou Hamer

    • B. 

      Cathy Hughes

    • C. 

      Mary Wilson

  • 14. 
    In the 2016 NFL football season he refused to stand during the "The Star-Spangled Banner"
    • A. 

      Colin Jones

    • B. 

      Colin Powell

    • C. 

      Colin Kaepernick

  • 15. 
    In 1822 this slave carpenter who had purchased his freedom & planned a slave revolt & siege on Charleston, South Carolina
    • A. 

      Frederick Douglas

    • B. 

      Denmark Vesey

    • C. 

      Dred Scott

  • 16. 
    She was an educator, civil & women's right activist & president of the National Council of Negro Women for 40 years
    • A. 

      Dorothy Vaughan

    • B. 

      Dorothy Height

    • C. 

      Doris Adams

  • 17. 
    She was a mathematician at NACA & 1st black woman to be promoted as a head of personnel at NACA
    • A. 

      Dorothy Height

    • B. 

      Dorothy Vaughn

    • C. 

      Mae Jemison

  • 18. 
    In 1992 she became the first African American female to fly on a space mission
    • A. 

      Dr. Mary Wells

    • B. 

      Dr. Michelle Doris

    • C. 

      Dr. Mae Jemison

  • 19. 
    Landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that African Americans enslaved or free could not be American citizens
    • A. 

      Dred Scott vs. Douglas

    • B. 

      Dred Scott vs. Ferguson

    • C. 

      Dred Scott vs. Sandford

  • 20. 
    In 1863 an executive order issued by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln proclaiming the freedom of slaves
    • A. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

    • B. 

      Emancipation Slave Act

    • C. 

      Emancipation for Progress

  • 21. 
    African American voting rights activist, civil rights leader & was vice-chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
    • A. 

      Fannie Lou Hammon

    • B. 

      Fannie Lou Houser

    • C. 

      Fannie Lou Hamer

  • 22. 
    Captain Rachelle Jones, 1st Officer Stephanie Grant, Flight Attendants Diana Galloway & Robin Rogers
    • A. 

      1st all black female flight crew

    • B. 

      Black Army Pilots

    • C. 

      1st all black Navy Pilots

  • 23. 
    An escaped slave, abolitionist, orator & writings countered slaves lacked the intellectual capacity to function as free citizens
    • A. 

      George W. Caver

    • B. 

      Frederick Douglass

    • C. 

      Hiram Revels

  • 24. 
    Were civil rights activists that rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States
    • A. 

      Bus Riders for Freedom

    • B. 

      Ride or Die Riders

    • C. 

      Freedom Riders

  • 25. 
    Lawsuits in the Thirteen Colonies & U.S. filed by enslaved people against slaveholders to assert claims to freedom
    • A. 

      Freedom Suits

    • B. 

      Slave Suits

    • C. 

      Anti-slave Suits