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African American Firsts Quiz

This quiz is about notable "firsts" in African American History. 12 Questions.

 
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Who was the first African American to serve as Secretary of State from 2001 to 2004?

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Who was the first African American to become the President of the United States of America?

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Who was the first African American to serve as U.S. Supreme Court Justice from 1967 to 1991?

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Who became the first female African American to go into space?

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Who was the first African American Grammy award winner?

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Who was the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actor?

  • James Earl Jones
  • Sidney Poitier
  • Harry Belafonte
  • Louis Gossett Jr.

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Who was the first African American to win the Academy Award for Best Actress?

  • Angela Bassett
  • Halle Berry
  • Alfre Woodard
  • Lynn Whitfield

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Who was the first African American to host his own TV show?

  • Sammy Davis Jr.
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Nat King Cole
  • Ray Charles

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Who was the first African American woman to have her own talk show?

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Who was the first major league baseball player?

  • Jackie Robinson
  • Josh Gibson
  • Satchel Paige
  • John Kennedy

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Who was the first African American to win the Masters golf tournament?

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Who was the first African American billionaire?

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