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Rosa Parks in Montgomery after the Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation on public transit.
Rosa Parks in Montgomery after the Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation on public transit.

When and where was Rosa Parks born?
Where did Rosa Parks work as a secretary from 1943 to 1956?
What was Rosa Parks’ famous statement about being tired?
What were the three demands made by the Montgomery Improvement Association to the bus company?
What did the Supreme Court rule on November 13, 1956?
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http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/par0bio-1

Video link
http://www.awesomestories.com/assets/rosa-parks-mighty-times




Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 1963 March on Washington
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 1963 March on Washington

When and where was Dr. King born?
What college did Dr. King attend and what was his degree in?
How many times was Dr. King arrested for participating in civil rights activities?
What award did Dr. King receive in 1964?
Where was Dr. King standing when he was shot?
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic Site was proclaimed a National Historic Site by whom and on what date?

Click this link for the answers:
http://www.lib.lsu.edu/hum/mlk/srs218.html




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Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
What is Nelson Mandela's greatest pleasure?

Who does Nelson Mandela consider to be his hero?
When and where was Mandela born?
Why was Mandela arrested in November 1962?
What happened while he was serving his 5 year sentence?
When was Mandela released from jail?
What happened on May 10, 1994?

Click this link for the answers:
http://www.biography.com/blackhistory/featured-biography/nelson-mandela.jsp









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What was Sojourner Truth's real name?
Where and when was Sojourner Truth born?
How old was Sojourner Truth when she was sold as a slave?
Why did Sojourner run away from her owner?
What is the legendary phrase associated with Sojourner Truth after speaking at a women's convention in 1851?
What inspired Sojourner Truth to change her name and when did this happen?

Click this link for the answers:
http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/trut-soj.htm









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Where was Robinson born and where was he raised?
At UCLA, Robinson was the first to do what?
What team did Robinson play for?
What year did Robinson get signed to the majors?
In 1962, Robinson became the first black man to do what?
Click this link for the answers:


http://www.jackierobinson.com/about/bio.html








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Where was Michael Jordan born?
What year was Jordan selected College Player of the year?
What other player scored over 3,000 points in one season?
How many points did Jordan score in the 1986 playoff game?
What was the Dream Team?
What baseball team did Jordan sign with in 1994?
Click this link for the answers:
http://www.notablebiographies.com/Jo-Ki/Jordan-Michael.html








Picture of Secretary of State Colin Powell
Picture of Secretary of State Colin Powell

Where and when was Colin Powell born?
What did Colin Powell major in at CCNY?
Name one military award that Colin Powell received.
What are the five promises of the Alliance for Youth?
What is the name of Powell's autobiography?
General Powell is the first Afro-American to hold what position?
Click this link for the answers:
http://teacher.scholastic.com/barrier/powellchat/bio.htm









external image Condaleeza.jpg When and where was Condoleezza Rice born?
What school did Dr. Rice receive her PhD from?
What is Dr. Rice's official title?
What subject does Dr. Rice teach at Stanford?
Dr. Rice was a Founding Board Member for what group?

Click this link for the answers:
http://www.notablebiographies.com/news/Ow-Sh/Rice-Condoleezza.html









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When and where was Harriet Tubman born?
How did she receive her head injury as a teenager?
What is Harriet Tubman known for?
What night of the week did Tubman use to help slaves escape and why did she pick this night?
How many times did Tubman help slaves to escape?
What jobs did Tubman have during the Civil War?
Click this link for the answers:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1535.html










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Where and when was Oprah Winfrey born?
In 1972, Oprah became the first black anchor at what TV station?
In what year did Oprah appear in The Color Purple?
What year did the Oprah Winfrey show begin syndication?
In 1993, President Clinton signed the "Oprah Bill". What exactly is this bill for?
In what year did Oprah receive the Television Arts & Sciences' Lifetime Achievement Award?

Click this link for the answers:
http://www.oprah.com/about/ostory/about_ostory_herjourney.jhtml