Random History Quiz

Can you name the African-Americans?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
At age 6, she integrated a school in New Orleans.
She wrote 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.'
The instigator of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
She performed to a crowd of 75,000 at the Lincoln Memorial after being barred from Constitution Hall because of her race.
Self-educated leader of the Tuskegee Institute.
Called Moses, she led over 300 slaves to freedom.
The first woman, black or white, to earn an international pilot's license.
The inventor of modern ice cream.
The first woman, black or white, to earn $1 million.
Poet during the Harlem Renaissance; City College now awards a medal under his name.
She wrote 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.'
The inventor of peanutbutter.
She was an activist and advisor to FDR.
The first American killed in the Revolutionary War.
He single-handedly broke the baseball color barrier.
Gave the 'I Have a Dream' speech.
He performed the first open-heart surgery.
He was stripped of his heavyweight boxing title because of his opposition to the Vietnam War.
The first African-American woman to run for president.

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments