Week one winner is Harrel Townsend (HRS)
Monday: Known for his social and political views, who published “The Souls of Black Folks” in 1903?
Answer: W.E.B. DuBois
Tuesday: Alice Walker’s “Meridian” is a novel about what?
Answer: Civil Right’s Movement
Wednesday: Who founded the DuSable Museum of African American History, located in Chicago, Illinois?
Answer: Dr. Margaret Burroughs
Thursday: What was the name of Marcus Garvey’s shipping company that was owned and operated entirely by Blacks?
Answer: Black Star Line
Friday: Established in 1881, what college holds the distinction of being America’s oldest historically black college for women?
Answer: Spelman College
Week two winner is Tracy Thomas (PSC)
Monday: What state has the most black institutions of higher learning?
Tuesday: Cheyney State; the oldest black American college, was founded in what year?
Wednesday: What is the stage name of female rapper and actress Dana Owens?
Answer: Queen Latifah
Thursday: What did William L. Still organize in 1880 for black youth?
Friday: Who founded the National Council of Negro Women in 1935 after six years of planning?
Answer: Mary McLeod Bethune
Week three winner is Michael Patrick Rabbitt (BIS)
Monday: Who started the Gold Medal Awards, later named for him, which recognized the highest or noblest achievement by a black American?
Answer: Joel E. Springarn
Tuesday: Who lost her teaching job due to a lawsuit against her for refusing to give up her seat in a railroad car marked “Whites Only”?
Answer: Ida B. Wells
Wednesday: During the transatlantic slave trade, the largest numbers of Africans were imported to what three countries?
Answer: Brazil, Jamaica, and Haiti (Disqualified question)
Thursday: Who appointed Thurgood Marshall to the U.S. Supreme Court?
Answer: Lyndon B. Johnson
Friday: Who was the first accredited Black American physician in the United States?
Answer: James McCune Smith
Week four winner is Carolyn Olijar (NWM)
Monday: Who invented the lawn mower?
Answer: Edwin Beard Budding in 1830.
* This is one of the questions that was worded wrong for the answer I was given (John Albert Burr patented an improved rotary blade lawn mower in 1899).
Tuesday: Who is responsible for inventing the method of converting gas into electricity?
Answer: Meredith Gourdine
Wednesday: Who invented the control unit for the artificial heart stimulator?
Answer: Otis Boykin
Thursday: Name the three journalist sons of educator, poet, and author Ephraim Poston?
Answer: Ulysses, Robert, and Ted Poston
Friday: This dancer – choreographer founded his own dance company in 1957 and developed “Revelations” one of the best known, most often seen modern dance performances. Name him.
Answer: Alvin Ailey