Are you more culturally conscious than a fifth grader? February is the perfect time to brush up on your knowledge of the great moments, movements, people and ideas that shaped both Black and American history. Here are 15 questions, divided into three difficulty levels, for beginners, advanced folks and for our real Black History experts. Let the games begin!
level 1 Blackish
1. Which woman’s actions helped start the Montgomery Bus Boycott in the 1950s?
A Ida B. Wells
B Diane Nash
C Rosa Parks
D Maya Angelou
2. Fill in the blank: Barack Obama, then the junior senator from _______________, made history in 2008 as the first Black person to be elected president of the United States.
C New York
3. Who is the champion boxer also famous for his political and pro-Black messages, including his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War?
A Muhammad Ali
B Jack Johnson
C Mike Tyson
D Joe Louis
Read more in the February 2016 issue of EBONY Magazine.