This is our first week to celebrate Black History Month by getting to know and appreciate the contributions of African Americans to the United States and the world.  Please click the correct response to each question.  Winners of this week’s drawing will be announced next Sunday. 

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* 1. Who is known as the father of Black History Month?

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* 2. Baseball legend Jackie Robinson famously broke baseball’s color barrier in 1947 while playing for which team?

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* 3. What are the names of the first Black actor and actress to win the Academy Award Best Actor and Best Actress?

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* 4. All of these Black icons have received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, EXCEPT:

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* 5. What is the name of the Chicago teen who was brutally lynched in Mississippi in 1955, a tragedy that helped spur the civil rights movement?

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* 6. This writer was a prominent figure of the Harlem Renaissance and is the author of the iconic novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. Who is she?

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* 7. In the landmark court case, Brown vs. Board of Education in 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that:

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* 8. In what year did Harry Truman sign an executive order that integrated the U.S. military?

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* 9. What was the name of the slave who led the largest slave rebellion in history in 1831?

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