Black History Month
- Rose Park’s refused to go to the back of a bus & when she was arrested a boycott broke out of this towns public transportation system. Montgomery Alabama.
- He became the first black professional hockey player in the NHL when he suited up for the Boston Bruins in 1957. Willy O’Ree
- Oprah Winfrey is one of the most influential women in the world. While she is not married the 61 year old Winfrey has had a long time boyfriend. What is his name? Stedman Graham
- Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in MLB in 1947 with the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Dodgers signed Robinson from this popular negro league team. Kansas City Monarchs.
- Crisps Attucks was the first casualty of this bloody event that defined American History. Boston Massacre
- This poet, and leader of the Harlem Renaissance is most famous for the poem “Dreams”. Langston Hughes
- This 1989 film is based on the 54th Massachusetts volunteer infantry during the Civil War. Glory
- Which amendment abolished slavery? 13th
- This civil rights advocate won the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize before being killed in 1968. Martin Luther King Jr
- What year was black history month implentented in the United States? 1976
TIE BREAKER: How many hits did Jackie Robinson and Willie Mayes have combined? 4801 (1518 for Robinson, 3283 for Mayes)