Questions on Black popular culture, including the arts and sciences and politics. Moderately difficult. 12 Questions.
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This book, written by Richard Wright, was published in 1940 and was the first time a black author was selected by the national Book-of-the-Month club.
In 1777, this was the first U.S. state to abolish slavery and its state Constitution prohibited the practice.
She was the first African-American to win a medal at a Winter Olympics
During WWII the Tuskegee Airmen, the first all-Black fighter squadron, never lost an escorted bomber to enemy fighters. How man " Distinguished Flying Crosses" were they awarded?
This famous architect designed homes and hotels in Beverly Hills in the 1940s. He learned to draw upside down so he did not have to sit next to clients who felt uncomfortable with his skin tone.
Paul Revere Williams
Frank Lloyd Wright
This west African nation was founded by freed American slaves.
In 1872 inventor Elijah McCoy patented a device that made trains run faster. The famous phrase "the real McCoy" derives from the success of which of his inventions?
Lubricator for steam engines
Two-way latch system
This company, started by a former slave and blacksmith, is reported to be America's only African-American automobile manufacturer.
M.A. Cherry Company
C. R. Patterson and Son
She was the first African-American to perform at NYC's Metropolitan Opera House.
This African-American physician discovered that blood plasma could be collected and stored and would not spoil, and that plasma could be transfused without blood typing.
Dr. Charles R. Drew
Dr. Daniel Hale Williams
Dr. Viviene Thomas
How did the 24th Amendment advance the cause of civil rights in America?
literacy tests outlawed
poll taxes outlawed
She was the first African-American woman to complete a mission in space.
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