Black History Quiz #1

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Quiz by cyndibee
Last updated: January 12, 2018
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First submittedJanuary 9, 2018
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Refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, AL bus - before Rosa Parks
Claudette Colvin
Mississippi Civil Rights activist who was sterilized without her consent and was severely beaten
Fannie Lou Hamer
Responsible for refrigerated trucks that bring us frozen foods
Frederick McKinley Jones
Artist born in 1933 who lives in Washington, DC. You can see his work at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Sam Gilliam
Architect and designer of the Duke University Chapel
Julian Abele
Surgeon who founded the 1st Black-run hospital
Daniel Hale Williams
Mailed himself to freedom
Henry Box Brown
1st Black woman to head a Fortune 500 Corporation - Xerox
Ursula Burns
Ambassador to 5 island nations in 2011-2013: Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, and Tuvalu
Frankie Reed
Inducted into the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 2000. Earned an M.D. degree. 1st Black woman to win a medal at a Winter Olympics
Debbie Thomas
Level 66
Nov 30, 2018
This one is tough! Any chance you can add in a couple of softer pitches like Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, etc. along with these?
Level 58
Nov 30, 2018
Hi. I'll think about it. Thanks for taking this quiz.