Category Black History Fact

Last One Standing: Black History Trivia

Test your knowledge! Take our “Last One Standing” Black History Trivia Quiz. No Googling or surfing the web! Click the link to take your best guess.

Confronting Environmental Injustice: Pahokee Florida’s Battle For Equity

The environmental injustice plaguing the predominately Black and Latinx residents of Pahokee, Florida, is alarming and brings us to the intersection of environmental injustice and systemic discrimination. Click the link to learn more.

Black Men And Prostate Cancer

Did you know that Black men experience prostate cancer at a disproportionately high rate? They are 70% more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than white men. Black men also experience a higher rate of death from prostate cancer due to a lack of testing and treatment. Awareness and early detection can save lives! Click the link to learn more.

Vernice Armour: The First African American Female Military Combat Pilot

Vernice Armour is the first Black Female combat pilot in the U.S. In 2003 she flew two combat tours in Iraq with the Marine Corps. Click the link to learn more.

Harriet Robinson Scott: A Trailblazer In The Fight For Freedom

Harriet Scott, along with her husband Dred Scott, challenged the courts to gain their freedom in 1846. Harriet Scott filed a separate legal petition at the same time as her husband in 1846. Their case would pave the way for the passage of the 13th and 14th Amendments. Click the link to learn more.

Wysinger V. Crookshank: Case That Influenced Brown v. Board Of Education Lawsuit

Wysinger v. Crookshank is the first case in California that ruled against school segregation. More than 60 years later, the case would be cited in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case. Click the link to learn more.

NFL Black History Trivia

Black History and the NFL are inseparable. Take the Black Mail NFL Trivia Quiz and test your knowledge! No using google or surfing the web. Take your best guess. Leave a comment and let us know how you did.

Augustus Jackson: The Black Man Who Upgraded Ice Cream

Known as “The Father of Ice Cream,” Augustus Jackson developed an innovative method and recipe for making ice cream. While he didn’t invent ice cream, he definitely upgraded it! Click the link to learn more.

Promises Made, Promises Broken: The Betrayal of James Roberts

The story of James Roberts describes his experience of fighting in both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. In both instances, he was lied to and denied his freedom. Click the link to learn more.

Paul “Tank” Younger: NFL Trailblazer And First HBCU Graduate To Play In NFL

Paul “Tank” Younger was a trailblazer in the NFL. The first HBCU grad to play in the NFL, he was also the first Black player to play in a Pro Bowl. Click the link to learn more.

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