African American History Month Contest

Day 1 Question: Name the African American inventor that has a nuclear powered submarine named after them.

Day 2 Question: I was the first African American woman to become a laywer. Who am I? What University did I attend? What year did I become a lawyer?

Day 3: Name the cultural observance that is designed to celebrate African American heritage and name the person who created it.

Day 4: What is the oldest historically black university in the United States? When was it founded? Where is it located?


Day 5: Who was the first African American to win the Nobel Peace Prize? What year was that? Why did this person recieve this honor?

Day 6: I am African American. I was born and raided in Detroit. I was 1 of 6 people to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008. Who am I? Why did I receive this honor?

Day 7: Who was the first African American woman to become CEO of a fortune 500 company? Who am I? What is the name of the company? What year did she become CEO?

Day 8: I was the 96th Justice of the Supreme Court. Who am I? What years did I serve on the Supreme Court?

Day 9: We were an African American unit of the U.S.A.F in World War 2. We flew fighter planes that escorted US bomer planes in raids in Europe. We are proud to say that we are the only unit that never had a bomber shot down in our protection. Who are we?

Day 10: I served as Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Secretary of State during the presidency of George H.W. Bush between 1989 and 2001. Who am I?