How well do you know your history? Take this quiz and find out.
You just might learn something!
|1. What baseball player was the first African American in the major leagues, signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1945?|
|2. What African American female was the first to have her own nationally syndicated talk show?|
|3. What famous author and scholar was one of the founders of the N.A.A.C.P. and wrote "The Souls of Black Folk"?|
|4. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the youngest African American to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Who was the first?|
|5. What rap artist starred in the motion picture "Set It Off"?|
|6. In what year did the Montgomery Bus Boycott begin: 1955, 1965, or 1975?|
|7. The television sitcom "Moesha" stars what Top 40 singer?|
|8. What famous African American invented the Traffic Signal?|
|9. Muhammad Ali was the first person to win the heavyweight title three times. Who was the second?|
|10. What young African-American songwriter produced the soundtracks for such films as "Waiting to Exhale" and "Set It Off"?|