Culture and Community

Move from past to present with 10 questions focused on Black culture and historical events.

1. What cultural movement took place in Harlem, New York after the end of World War I, lasting through the 1930's?

Harlem Fair
Harlem Renaissance
Harlem Exhibition
Harlem Party

2. In what year did Jesse Jackson run for President of the United States?

1980
1984
1992
1996

3. The book "A Letter From A Birmingham Jail" was written by whom?

Hiram Rhodes
W.E.B. DuBois
Booker T. Washington
Martin Luther King, Jr.

4. In what month does the U.S. celebrate Black history?

January
February
October
September

5. In 1955, she refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger:

Rosa Parks
Coretta Scott
Dorothy Dandridge
Hattie McDaniel

6. Where is historically Black college/university Bethune-Cookman College located?

Los Angeles, California
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Daytona Beach, Florida
Houston, Texas

7. Who was the first Black woman to win the Miss America title?

Marian Anderson
Vanessa Williams
Zina Garrison
Cheryl Brown

8. He founded the world famous Motown Record Company:

Barry White
Smokey Robinson
Berry Gordy
Quincy Jones

9. What name was given to the escape system used by slaves in the late 1800's?

The Way
The Underground Railroad
The Passage
The Association of Freedom Travelers

10. What is the name of the first Black Greek college fraternity?

Alpha Phi Alpha
Kappa Alpha Psi
Omega Psi Phi
Phi Delta Psi

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