History Quiz / Black History 101

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Woman that helped slaves escape using an underground railroad.
This man spent 26 years in jail for equal rights in South Africa.
A peaceful minister/activist his I Have A Dream speech won the Nobel Peace Prize.
This muslim minister also activist was not as peaceful. You can say he got got things done by any means necessary.
Strong woman who refused to sit on the back of the bus.
The first black president of the United States.
This man made over 100 products using the peanut.
Jack Johnson was the first black boxing heavyweight champ. This man known as The Brown Bomber was the second.
This former slave was a writer and author who wrote about the abolishment of slavery. In 1845 his autobiography was an immediate best seller.
This man has been demanding equal rights since the 1960's. Founder of the Rainbow/PUSH organization.
The first black female secretary of state.
This raunchy comedian paid the way for such as Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, and Chris Rock.
With talents like acting, singing, being a musician, impersonator, and tap dancer this man was truly an entertainer.
This army general was the first black secretary of state.
A civil rights activist/tennis player, he was the first black to win single titles at Wimbledon, U.S. Open, and the Australian Open.
This track star annoyed Hitler at the 1936 Summer Olympics winning four gold medals.
The first american woman to win three gold medals in track and field at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
This activist, actor, and football player is the best running back to ever play in the NFL.
This billionaire gossip queen has done a lot for the poor here as well as Africa.
The founder of Motown Records
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