GAME NAME:

FAMOUS BLACK AMERICANS

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FAMOUS BLACK INVENTORS

FAMOUS BLACK WOMEN

FAMOUS BLACK SPORTS

FIGURES

FAMOUS BLACK AMERICANS

DATES IN THE HISTORY OF

CIVIL RIGHTS

FAMOUS BLACK

ENTERTAINERS

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Response 1

INVENTED USES FOR THE

PEANUT AND 400 PLANT

PRODUCTS

WHO WAS GEORGE

WASHINGTON CARVER?

THE FIRST FEMALE BLACK

ASTRONAUT

WHO WAS MAE JAMISON?

BECAME THE FIRST

AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAJOR

LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYER

WHO WAS JACKIE

ROBINSON?

GAVE THE FAMOUS

SPEECH,ENTITLED, "I HAVE A

DREAM"

WHO WAS DR. MARTIN

LUTHER KING?

THE YEAR ABRAHAM LINCOLN

ISSUED THE EMANCIPATION

PROCLAMATION.

WHAT WAS 1862?

RECORDED "MOVE ON UP A

LITTLE HIGHER" WHICH SONG

SOLD OVER EIGHT MILLION

COPIES AND BECAME A

PIONEER IN GOSPEL MUSIC

WHO WAS MAHALIA

JACKSON?

CLUE 2

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400 POINTS


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INVENTED AN IMPORTANT

PART OF THE LIGHT BULB THE

CARBON FILAMENT

WHO WAS LEWIS

LATIMER?

THE FIRST FEMALE AFRICAN

AMERICAN MILLIONAIRE

WHO WAS MADAME C.J.

WALKER?

WHO WAS THE FIRST

AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALE

TENNIS PLAYER TO WIN THE

U.S. OPEN

WHO WAS ARTHUR ASHE?

FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN TO

WIN THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

WHO WAS RALPH

BUNCHE?

THE YEAR DR. MARTIN LUTHER

KING DELIVERED HIS FAMOUS" I

HAVE A DREAM "SPEECH

WHAT WAS 1963?

FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN

ACTOR TO WIN AN ACADEMY

AWARD FOR HER

PERFORMANCE IN "GONE WITH

THE WIND"

WHO WAS HATTIE

MCDANIEL?

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600 POINTS


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INVENTED THE GAS MASK AND

ALSO INVENTED THE FIRST

TRAFFIC SIGNAL

WHO WAS GARRETT

MORGAN?

INVENTED A METHOD OF EYE

SURGERY THAT HAS HELPED

MANY BLIND PEOPLE TO SEE

WHO WAS DR. PATRICIA

E. BATH?

THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN

TO WIN THE MASTERS GOLF

TOURNAMENT

WHO WAS TIGER WOODS?

THE  FIRST

AFRICAN-AMERICAN U.S. ARMY

GENERAL

WHO WAS BENJAMIN O.

DAVIS, SR.?

THE YEAR THE FIRST

AFRICAN-AMERICAN

STUDENTS  INTEGRATED AN

ALL-WHITE ARKANSAS HIGH

SCHOOL

WHAT WAS 1957?

THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN

TO SING AT THE

METROPOLITAN OPERA IN NEW

YORK

WHO WAS MARIAN

ANDERSON?

CLUE 4

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800 POINTS


Response 4

INVENTED A SHOEMAKING

MACHINE THAT INCREASED

SHOEMAKING SPEED BY 900%.

WHO WAS JAN ERNST

MATZELIGER?

HELPED SLAVES TO   RUN

AWAY FROM THEIR OWNERS

WHO WAS HARRIET

TUBMAN?

THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN

TELEVISION NEWS REPORTER

WHO WORKED FOR ABC-TV IN

NEW YORK CITY

WHO WAS MAL GOODE?

THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN

DOCTOR IN THE US

WHO WAS JAMES DERHAM

THE YEAR DID NAT TURNER

LEAD A SLAVE REBELLION

THAT LEAD TO THE DEATH OF

55 WHITES

WHAT WAS 1831?

THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN

TO HOST A WEEKLY TV SHOW

WHO WAS NAT KING

COLE?

CLUE 5

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1000 POINTS


Response 5

INVENTED THE CONTROL

DEVICES FOR GUIDED

MISSILES, IBM COMPUTERS,

AND PACEMAKER PACEMAKER.

WHO WAS OTIS BOYKIN?

REFUSED TO GET UP AND

MOVE TO THE BACK OF THE

BUS

WHO WAS ROSA PARKS?

WHO WON A TOTAL  OF NINE

OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALS?

WHO WAS CARL LEWIS?

ONE OF THE FIRST

AFRICAN-AMERICAN

STUDENTS TO ATTEND

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL IN

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS?

WHO WAS MELBA

PATTILLO?

THE YEAR  A SOCIETY FOR THE

ABOLITION OF SLAVERY  WAS

FORMED

WHAT WAS 1775?

INVENTED THE TELEVISION

CARTOON SHOW ABOUT FAT

ALBERT

WHO WAS BILL COSBY?

 CATEGORY:   

FAMOUS BLACK AMERICANS

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 CLUE:   

FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN U.S.SECRETARY OF STATE     

 Response:   

WHO WAS COLINPOWELL?

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DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING

ROSA PARKS

CIVIL RIGHTS EVENTS

KWANZAA

AFRICAN TRAILBLAZERS

HARRIET TUBMAN

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Response 1

"I HAVE A DREAM "

WHAT WAS THE NAME OF

HIS FAMOUS SPEECH?

PLACE OF FAMOUS BUS

BOYCOTT

WHAT WAS MONTGOMERY,

ALABAMA?

DOCUMENT SIGNED BY

PRESIDENT LINCOLN WHICH

FREED ALL OF THE SLAVES IN

THE US?

WHAT WAS

EMANCIPATION

DATES OF THE CELEBRATION

WHAT ARE DECEMBER

26-JANUARY 1?

MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS

MOVEMENT

WHO WAS ROSA PARKS?

NAME OF ORGANIZATION

WHICH HELPED HARRIET TO

ESCAPE TO FREEDOM

WHAT WAS THE

UNDERGROPUND

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800 POINTS


Response 2

YEAR  DR. MARTIN LUTHER

KING JR. WAS BORN

WHAT WAS 1929?

TAUGHT ROSA TO READ WHEN

MOST BLACKS WERE NOT

ALLOWED TO DO SO

WHO WAS HER MOTHER,

A TEACHER?

FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN

STUDENTS TO INTEGRATE AN

ALL-WHITE ARKANSAS HIGH

SCHOOL

WHO WERE THE LITTLE

ROCK NINE?

COLORS OF KWANZAA

WHAT ARE BLACK, RED,

AND GREEN?

FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN

EXPLORER TO REACH THE

NORTH POLE WITH MATTHEW

PEARY

WHO WAS MATTHEW

HENSON?

FREE BLACK MAN, HUSBAND

OF HARRIET TUBMAN

WHO WAS JOHN TUBMAN?

CLUE 3

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1200 POINTS


Response 3

WIFE  OF MARTIN LUTHER KING

, JR.

WHO IS CORRETTA

SCOTT KING?

BLACK MINISTER WHO KEPT

THE BUS BOYCOTT GOING

WHO WAS DR. MARTIN

LUTHER KING, JR.?

AMENDMENT TO THE

CONSTITUTION THAT

ABOLISHED SLAVERY, PASSED

IN 1865

WHAT WAS THE 13TH

AMENDMENT?

FOUNDER OF KWANZAA

WHO IS DR. MAULANA

KARENGA?

FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN TO

WIN THE PULITZER PRIZE

WHO WAS GWENDOLYN

BROOKS?

GAVE HER A SILVER MEDAL IN

GRATEFULNESS FOR HER

BRAVERY

WHO WAS QUEEN

VICTORIA?

CLUE 4

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1600 POINTS


Response 4

GREAT HONOR RECEIVED BY

DR. KING IN 1954

WHAT WAS THE NOBEL

PEACE PRIZE?

MR. ED NIXON WHO WAS

INSTRUMENTAL IN ROSA'S

RELEASE FROM JAIL

WHO WAS ONE OF THE

LEADERS OF THE NAACP?

AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN

FIGHTING IN THE UNIFORM OF

THE UNITED STATES

ARMYAGAINST THE CHEROKEE

INDIANS

WHO WERE THE BUFFALO

SOLDIERS?

MEANING OF THE WORD

KWANZAA

WHAT IS FRUITS OF

THE HARVEST?

FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN

TENNIS PLAYER TO WIN THE

U.S. OPEN AND WIMBLEDON

WHO WAS ALTHEA

GIBSON?

NICKNAME OF HARRIET

TUBMAN

WHAT WAS "MOSES OF

HER PEOPLE"?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA

WHERE WAS MARTIN

LUTHER KING'S FIRST

PEOPLE ROAS PARKS WAS

RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING

CARE OF

WHO WERE ROSA' S

MOTHER AND

AMENDMENT WHICH GAVE U.S.

CITIZENSHIP TO ALL

AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN.

WHAT WAS THE 14TH

AMENDMENT?

CANDLEHOLDER USED AT

KWANZAA

WHAT IS A CANDLE

HOLDER?

FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN

CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT

CHIEFS OF STAFF

WHO WA COLIN POWELL?

IMAGINARY LINE SHE HAS TO

CROSS TO REACH FREEDOM

WHAT WAS THE MASON

-DIXON LINE?

 CATEGORY:   

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FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN U.S.SECRETARY OF STATE     

 Response:   

WHO WAS COLINPOWELL?

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