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BLACK HISTORY #5

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CATEGORY 5

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Explanation

INVENTORS

INVENT-

ORS

SPORTS

SPORTS

HOLLYWOOD

HOLLY-

WOOD

BLACKS ASSOCIATED WITH

THE FILM INDUSTRY

WHAT'S UP DOC?

WHAT'S

UP DOC?

BLACKS IN THE FIELD OF

MEDICINE

PRIME TIME

PRIME

TIME

BLACKS ON TV

WRONG COLLEGE

WRONG

COLLEGE

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS

NOT A TRADITIONALLY BLACK

SCHOOL

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

HE INVENTED AN AUTOMATIC

TRAFFIC SIGNAL AND A GAS

MASK

GARRETT MORGAN

HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK

HEAVY WEIGHT CHAMPION OF

THE WORLD

JACK JOHNSON

THIS FILM MAKER WROTE "DO

THE RIGHT THING"

SPIKE LEE

THIS FORMER SLAVE WAS THE

MOST RENOWNED DOCTORS

OF THE 18TH CENTURY. HE

PRACTICED IN NEW ORLEANS.

JAMES DERHAM

SHE WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN

AMERICAN WOMAN WITH A

SUCCESSFUL TV TALK SHOW

OPRAH WINFREY

HOWARD HARVARD HAMPTON

HARVARD

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

HE RECEIVED A PATENT IN 1897

FOR INVENTING "A NEW AND

USEFUL IMPROVEMENT IN

DUST-PANS"

LLOYD P. RAY

A PITCHER IN THE NEGRO

BASEBALL LEAGUE, HE WAS

ELECTED TO THE HALL OF

FAME IN 1971

SATCHEL PAIGE

SHE WAS THE FIRST BLACK

FEMALE TO WIN AN ACADEMY

AWARD

HATTIE MCDANIEL

HE DID EXTENSIVE RESEARCH

INTO THE USE OF ANTI-BIOTIC

DRUGS AND WAS THE FIRST

BLACK DOCTOR ON THE STAFF

OF HARLEM HOSPITAL

DR. LOUIS T. WRIGHT

HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK MAN

WITH A SUCCESSFUL LATE

NIGHT TV SHOW

ARSENIO HALL

SPELLMAN FISK DICKINSON

DICKINSON

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

HE RECEIVED A PATENT IN 1892

FOR "NEW AND USEFUL

IMPROVEMENTS IN CLOTHES

DRIERS"

GEORGE T. SAMPSON

HE WAS THE NBA REBOUND

LEADER WITH 23,924

REBOUNDS

WILT CHAMBERLAIN

HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK

MALE TO WIN AN ACADEMY

AWARD

SIDNEY POITIER

THIS DOCTOR WAS THE FIRST

BLACK, FEMALE TO LEAD A

TEAM IN OPEN -HEART

SURGERY.

DR. MYRA ADELE LOGAN

HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK TO

STAR IN A SUCCESSFUL

WEEKLY VARIETY SHOW.

NAT KING COLE

WILBERFORCE CLARK

CLEMENSON

CLEMENSON

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

THIS BLACK MAN RECEIVED A

PATENT IN 1899 FOR "NEW AND

USEFUL IMPROVEMENTS IN

LAWN-MOWERS"

JOHN BURR

HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK

ATHLETE TO WIN SPORTS

ILLUSTRATED'S SPORTSMAN

OF THE YEAR AWARD

ARTHUR ASHE

DENZEL WASHINGTON PLAYED

IN THIS 1981 PULITZER PRIZE

WINNING PLAY.

A SOLDIER'S STORY

FOR 50 YEARS SHE WAS

COLORADO'S ONLY BLACK

PHYSICIAN, DELIVERING

NEARLY 7,000 BABIES AND

MAKING HOUSE CALLS BY

STREETCAR OR TAXICAB.

DR. JUSTINE FORD

THIS WEEKLY DRAMATIC

TELEVISION SHOW WAS THE

FIRST TO STAR A BLACK MAN.

I SPY

CHEYNEY STATE CENTRAL

STATE OHIO STATE

OHIO STATE

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

THIS BLACK INVENTED A

MECHANISM FOR OPENING AND

CLOSING ELEVATOR DOORS.

ALEXANDER MILES

ON SEPTEMBER 7, 1960, SHE

BECAME THE FIRST AMERICAN

WOMAN TO EARN 3 GOLD

MEDALS IN THE OLYMPICS

WILMA RUDOLPH

BESIDES BEING A MOVIE

DIRECTOR, COMPOSER,

AUTHOR AND SEMI-PRO

BASKETBALL PLAYER, HE WAS

A PHOTOGRAPHER FOR LIFE

MAGAZINE

GORDON PARKS

HE WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN

AMERICAN PODIATRIST AND

DEVELOPED THE TARSAL

ARCH SUPPORT

DR. JOHN RICHARD

HILLERY

THIS SITUATION COMEDY

FIRST AIRED IN 1951, IT WAS

THE FIRST SHOW TO HAVE AN

ALL BLACK CAST

AMOS AND ANDY

EARLHAM TUSKEEGEE

GRAMBLING

EARLHAM

 CATEGORY:   

LITERATURE  

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 CLUE:   

THIS SHAKESPEAREAN PLAYHAS A BLACK MAN AS ITS MAINCHARACTER    

 Response:   

OTHELLO

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BLACK HISTORY #5

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CATEGORY 1

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CATEGORY 5

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Explanation

THIS AND THAT

THIS AND

THAT

CAN BE ANYTHING

BILL, BILLS, WILLIAM, AND

WILLIAMS

BILL BILLS

WILLIAMS

BILL, WILLIAM, OR WILLIAMS IN

THE NAME.

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES'

KEEPING

UP JONES'

PEOPLE NAMED JONES

THE MAN IN CHARGE

THE MAN

IN CHARGE

FIRST BLACK MAYORS OF

MAJOR U.S. CITIES

PHD

PHD

BLACKS WHO EARNED PHD'S.

CHEMISTRY

CHEM-

ISTRY

BLACK CHEMISTS

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK

QUARTERBACK TO PLAY PRO

FOOTBALL

WILLIE THROWER

HE RECEIVED A PATEN T IN 1890

FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN

FOUNTAIN PENS

WILLIAM PURVIS

HE RECEIVED A PATENT IN 1935

FOR A PRACTICAL

REFRIGERATION SYSTEM FOR

LONG HALL TRUCKS

FREDERICK MCKINLEY

JONES

HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK

MAYOR OF LOS ANGELES.

TOM BRADLEY

IN 1949 SHE EARNED THE

DISTINCTION OF BECOMING

THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN

WOMAN TO EARN A PHD IN

MATHEMATICS

EVELYN BOYD

GRANVILLE

A PIONEERING FOOD CHEMIST,

HE DEVELOPED CURING SALTS

AND A METHOD OF

STERILIZING SPICES.

LLOYD HALL

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

IN NEW YORK, PRIOR TO THE

CIVIL WAR, A BLACK MAN

COULD DO THIS IF HE OWNED

$250 WORTH OF PROPERTY

VOTE

HE DEVELOPED THE SMALL

ROCKET ENGINES THAT

STEERED THE LUNAR LANDING

MODULE

OZZIE WILLIAMS

HE INVENTED A VERTICAL

SPRING THAT MADE IT

POSSIBLE FOR CARS TO HAVE

A CONVERTIBLE TOP.

JAMES A. JONES

HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK

MAYOR OF ATLANTA,

GEORGIA.

MAYNARD JACKSON

IN 1916 HE BECAME THE FIRST

AFRICAN AMERICAN TO EARN

A DOCTORATE IN CHEMISTRY

LLOYD FERGUSON

HE WAS THE AFRICAN

CHEMIST BEST KNOWN FOR

DEVELOPING A WAY TO

SYNTHETICALLY PRODUCE

CORTISONE IN LARGE

QUANTITIES

PERCY JULIAN

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

THIS WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN

AMERICAN NEWSPAPER

FREEDOM'S JOURNAL

HE DEVELOPED

IMPROVEMENTS IN

POSTMARKING AND

CANCELING MACHINES

WILLIAM BARRY

HIS "BLACK REQUIEM" WAS

PERFORMED BY THE HOUSTON

SYMPHONY

QUINCY JONES

THE FIRST BLACK MAYOR OF A

MAJOR U.S. CITY, HE WAS THE

MAYOR OF CLEVELAND, OHIO.

CARL B. STOKES

AT AGE 22, HE EARNED A PHD

IN MATHEMATICS AND WAS

NAMED TO THE NATIONAL

ACADEMY OF SCIENCE

DAVID BLACKWELL

HE WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN

AMERICAN TO WORK AS A

CHEMIST

WILLIAM G. HAYNES

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

HE PAINTED THE SERIES OF

PAINTINGS CALLED "THE

MIGRATION OF THE NEGRO"

JACOB LAWRENCE

HE PERFORMED THE FIRST

SUCCESSFUL OPEN HEART

SURGERY

DR. DANIEL HALE

WILLIAMS

HE DEVELOPED A TECHNIQUE

TO IMPROVE THE CULTIVATION

OF CORN

ROBERT JONES

HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK MAN

ELECTED MAYOR OF NEW

YORK CITY.

DAVID DINKINS

EARNING A DOCTORATE IN

MATHEMATICS AT 19, HE

WORKED ON THE MANHATTAN

PROJECT

J. ERNEST WILKINS,

JR.

HE SPECIALIZED IN THE

DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH

ENERGY FUELS FOR ROCKETS.

HARRISON ALLEN, JR.

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

HE WAS THE FOUNDER AND

FIRST PRINCIPAL OF THE

TUSKEEGEE INSTITUTE

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON

SHE WON BACK TO BACK

WOMEN'S SINGLES TENNIS

TITLES AT WIMBLEDON IN 2000

AND 2001

VENUS WILLIAMS

GIVEN THE STAGE NAME

"BLACK PATTI", THIS CONCERT

SINGER WAS INVITED TO

PERFORM  FOR BENJAMIN

HARRISON, THE 23 PRESIDENT

OF THE U.S.

SISSERETTA JONES

HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK MAN

ELECTED MAYOR OF

PHILADELPHIA.

WILLIE WILSON GOODE

IN 1973 SHE BECAME THE

SECOND AFRICAN AMERICAN

WOMAN TO EARN A PHD IN

PHYSICS

SHIRLEY ANN JACKSON

HE WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN

AMERICAN TO WORK FOR BELL

LABS.

W. LINCOLN HAWKINS

 CATEGORY:   

LITERATURE  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS SHAKESPEAREAN PLAYHAS A BLACK MAN AS ITS MAINCHARACTER    

 Response:   

OTHELLO

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