black history month Crossword Puzzles

black history month crossword puzzle 2024-02-11

black history month crossword puzzle crossword puzzle
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  1. Blood ( black history month color)
  2. shared identity (black history month color)
  3. Famous African american who is very well known for her talk show (no spaces)
  4. growth (black history month color)
  5. The founder of Chicago (no spaces)
  6. The women who refused to get out of her seat before Rosa Parks (no spaces)
  7. prosperity (black history month color)
  8. Carter G Woodson got his doctorate from what college?
  9. The theme of black history month 2023 (no spaces)
  10. Black history month was chose to be at this time because of his birthday (was president) [only last name] {no spaces}
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  1. Women who sued for her freedom and then changed her last name to "freeman" (no spaces)
  2. famous basketball player who played with the Lakers before he died (no spaces)
  3. Famous African American actor who was in jumanji and is also known for their comedy (no spaces)
  4. said the "I have a dream" speech (abbreviation)
  5. The father of black history month (no spaces)
  6. The first black president (no spaces)
  7. famous African American who sung songs like "that's what friends are for." (no spaces)
  8. The month black history month is celebrated
  9. The separation of people depending on their skin color
  10. the people who pick the theme of black history month.(Abbreviation)

20 Clues: Blood ( black history month color)growth (black history month color)The founder of Chicago (no spaces)The first black president (no spaces)prosperity (black history month color)shared identity (black history month color)The month black history month is celebratedThe father of black history month (no spaces)...

black history month crossword puzzle 2023-02-08

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  1. The women who refused to get out of her seat before Rosa Parks (no spaces)
  2. Famous African American actor who was in jumanji and is also known for their comedy (no spaces)
  3. the people who pick the theme of black history month.(Abbreviation)
  4. The month black history month is celebrated
  5. Black history month was chose to be at this time because of his birthday (was president) [only last name] {no spaces}
  6. famous basketball player who played with the Lakers before he died (no spaces)
  7. Famous African american who is very well known for her talk show (no spaces)
  8. The theme of black history month 2023 (no spaces)
  9. Women who sued for her freedom and then changed her last name to "freeman" (no spaces)
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  1. growth (black history month color)
  2. The separation of people depending on their skin color
  3. famous African American who sung songs like "that's what friends are for." (no spaces)
  4. said the "I have a dream" speech (abbreviation)
  5. prosperity (black history month color)
  6. The first black president (no spaces)
  7. The father of black history month (no spaces)
  8. Carter G Woodson got his doctorate from what college?
  9. The founder of Chicago (no spaces)
  10. shared identity (black history month color)
  11. Blood ( black history month color)

20 Clues: growth (black history month color)The founder of Chicago (no spaces)Blood ( black history month color)The first black president (no spaces)prosperity (black history month color)The month black history month is celebratedshared identity (black history month color)The father of black history month (no spaces)...

Black History Month Crossword 2023-02-02

Black History Month Crossword crossword puzzle
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  1. Black History month is in this month
  2. This color represents blood in black history month
  3. Black history month's month in the US was chosen based on Frederick ___'s and Abraham ___'s birthday
  4. ___ Bridges was one of the first black kids to go to a white school
  5. The name of a famous speech MLK gave
  6. ___ Tubman helped people escape slavery through the underground railroad
  7. Known as the father of Black History Month in the US
  8. First woman to be vice president
  9. The ___ proclamation was an official order that Abraham Lincoln issued that freed slaves in the US
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  1. ___ Banneker was a black man who helped plan out Washington DC and pleaded for the abolition of slavery
  2. This color represents growth in black history month
  3. ___ Baptiste was known as the founder of Chicago and translated many languages for many groups of people
  4. ___ Freeman was the first black woman to sue for her freedom
  5. Frederick ___ became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York
  6. ___ Colvin was the first woman to refuse changing their seat on a bus
  7. The black history month theme of 2023
  8. To separate differnt kinds of people based on something about them
  9. Laws that segregated black people
  10. This color represents prosperity in black history month
  11. The association that started Black History Month

20 Clues: First woman to be vice presidentLaws that segregated black peopleBlack History month is in this monthThe name of a famous speech MLK gaveThe black history month theme of 2023The association that started Black History MonthThis color represents blood in black history monthThis color represents growth in black history month...

Black history month 2023-02-08

Black history month crossword puzzle
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  1. a famous black boxer
  2. a famous black talk show host
  3. A celebration of black people and culture
  4. A black jazz player who wrote many famous songs
  5. treating people the same no matter their gender or race
  6. a famous black actor
  7. the creator of black history month
  8. held many peaceful protests for equality
  9. a famous black rapper
  10. is someone who tries to help people with different causes
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  1. the people who choose the theme for black history month
  2. the original version of black history month
  3. a famous black basketball player who has been in some movies
  4. the first black woman associate justice on the supreme court
  5. another famous black actor who is tall
  6. stood up for herself against unfair treatment
  7. treating others poorly because they are a certain race or ethnicity from themselves
  8. a famous black Pop, Rock and Soul singer
  9. a famous black president
  10. people coming together to march and try to make a change while doing it

20 Clues: a famous black boxera famous black actora famous black rappera famous black presidenta famous black talk show hostthe creator of black history monthanother famous black actor who is tallheld many peaceful protests for equalityA celebration of black people and culturea famous black Pop, Rock and Soul singer...

Black history month 2023-02-08

Black history month crossword puzzle
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  1. a famous black boxer
  2. a famous black talk show host
  3. A celebration of black people and culture
  4. A black jazz player who wrote many famous songs
  5. treating people the same no matter their gender or race
  6. a famous black actor
  7. the creator of black history month
  8. held many peaceful protests for equality
  9. a famous black rapper
  10. is someone who tries to help people with different causes
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  1. the people who choose the theme for black history month
  2. the original version of black history month
  3. a famous black basketball player who has been in some movies
  4. the first black woman associate justice on the supreme court
  5. another famous black actor who is tall
  6. stood up for herself against unfair treatment
  7. treating others poorly because they are a certain race or ethnicity from themselves
  8. a famous black Pop, Rock and Soul singer
  9. a famous black president
  10. people coming together to march and try to make a change while doing it

20 Clues: a famous black boxera famous black actora famous black rappera famous black presidenta famous black talk show hostthe creator of black history monthanother famous black actor who is tallheld many peaceful protests for equalityA celebration of black people and culturea famous black Pop, Rock and Soul singer...

Black history month 2023-02-08

Black history month crossword puzzle
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  1. a famous black boxer
  2. a famous black talk show host
  3. A celebration of black people and culture
  4. A black jazz player who wrote many famous songs
  5. treating people the same no matter their gender or race
  6. a famous black actor
  7. the creator of black history month
  8. held many peaceful protests for equality
  9. a famous black rapper
  10. is someone who tries to help people with different causes
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  1. the people who choose the theme for black history month
  2. the original version of black history month
  3. a famous black basketball player who has been in some movies
  4. the first black woman associate justice on the supreme court
  5. another famous black actor who is tall
  6. stood up for herself against unfair treatment
  7. treating others poorly because they are a certain race or ethnicity from themselves
  8. a famous black Pop, Rock and Soul singer
  9. a famous black president
  10. people coming together to march and try to make a change while doing it

20 Clues: a famous black boxera famous black actora famous black rappera famous black presidenta famous black talk show hostthe creator of black history monthanother famous black actor who is tallheld many peaceful protests for equalityA celebration of black people and culturea famous black Pop, Rock and Soul singer...

Black history month crossword puzzle 2023-02-07

Black history month crossword puzzle crossword puzzle
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  1. Famous African American actor who was in jumanji and is also known for their comedy (no spaces)
  2. famous basketball player who played with the Lakers before he died (no spaces)
  3. Blood (color)
  4. The month black history month is celebrated
  5. The theme of black history month 2023 (no spaces)
  6. shared identity (color)
  7. The father of black history month (no spaces)
  8. growth (color)
  9. said the "I have a dream" speech (abbreviation)
  10. The founder of Chicago (no spaces)
  11. The first black president (no spaces)
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  1. Black history month was chose to be at this time because of his birthday [only last name] {no spaces}
  2. Women who sued for her freedom and then changed her last name to "freeman" (no spaces)
  3. Famous African American who sung songs like that's what friends are for.
  4. The women who refused to get out of her seat before Rosa Parks (no spaces)
  5. Carter G Woodson got his doctorate from what college?
  6. Famous African american who is very well known for her talk show (no spaces)
  7. prosperity (color)
  8. The separation of people depending on their skin color
  9. the people who pick the theme of black history month.(Abbreviation)

20 Clues: Blood (color)growth (color)prosperity (color)shared identity (color)The founder of Chicago (no spaces)The first black president (no spaces)The month black history month is celebratedThe father of black history month (no spaces)said the "I have a dream" speech (abbreviation)The theme of black history month 2023 (no spaces)...

Black History Month 2023-02-06

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. A month honoring the struggles of African Americans. Celebrated during the month of February.
  2. Saved about 300 slaves using the Underground Railroad
  3. Red represents this in the Black History Month colors.
  4. A term used for people being forced to do work
  5. First African American woman to serve as the First Lady
  6. First African American to play for the MLB
  7. First African American woman to be advanced to principal dancer in the 75 year history of American Ballet Theatre (ABT)
  8. Yellow represents this in the Black History Month colors.
  9. An influential talk show host who inspires young African American women to be successful
  10. Refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus
  11. First African American child to attend an all white school
  12. An influential author known for her unique autobiographical writing style
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  1. First African American to fly an airplane
  2. The theme for Black History Month in 2023 is this
  3. Stood up for civil rights and said the "I Have a Dream" speech
  4. Famous for his antislavery writings
  5. Civil rights activist who was the first field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Mississippi
  6. Black represents this in the Black History Month colors.
  7. A leader in the civil rights movement and supported Black nationalism
  8. Green represents this in the Black History Month colors.

20 Clues: Famous for his antislavery writingsFirst African American to fly an airplaneFirst African American to play for the MLBA term used for people being forced to do workRefused to give up her seat on a segregated busThe theme for Black History Month in 2023 is thisSaved about 300 slaves using the Underground Railroad...

TCU BLACC ERG BRUNCH CROSSWORD PUZZLE 2023-07-13

TCU BLACC ERG BRUNCH CROSSWORD PUZZLE crossword puzzle
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  1. Black history month
  2. This color represents blood in Black History month
  3. Song title aka the Negro National Anthem
  4. 1st black Supreme court justice, “Mr. Civil Rights”
  5. The first African American senator represented this state
  6. Robert Johnson became USA's first Black ___ when he sold TV station BET
  7. President that officially recognized Black History Month in 1976
  8. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  9. This color represents growth in Black History month
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  1. Tubman helped people to freedom with the Underground Railroad
  2. This color represents prosperity in Black History month
  3. George Washington Carver developed ~300 different products using ___
  4. Martin Luther King Jr. speech on Aug. 28, 1963
  5. the Major League Baseball team Jackie Robinson played for
  6. The first African American Nobel Peace Prize winner
  7. Refused to give up her seat on the bus

16 Clues: Black history monthI Know Why the Caged Bird SingsRefused to give up her seat on the busSong title aka the Negro National AnthemMartin Luther King Jr. speech on Aug. 28, 1963This color represents blood in Black History month1st black Supreme court justice, “Mr. Civil Rights”The first African American Nobel Peace Prize winner...

February Crossword 2022-02-03

February Crossword crossword puzzle
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  1. The shape the symbolizes love
  2. Obama The First black president
  3. What month is black history month in europe?
  4. state Where was Black History Month first celebrated?
  5. A gift given a lot on valantine's day
  6. Shoots love arrows at people
  7. What month is black history month?
  8. A love "letter" written for a partner that rhymes
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  1. Sweets that you give your partner
  2. The day of love
  3. Flowers you give on valentines day
  4. The color of love
  5. Where did Rosa Parks' bus boycott happen?
  6. First name of the man who created black history month

14 Clues: The day of loveThe color of loveShoots love arrows at peopleThe shape the symbolizes loveObama The First black presidentSweets that you give your partnerFlowers you give on valentines dayWhat month is black history month?A gift given a lot on valantine's dayWhere did Rosa Parks' bus boycott happen?What month is black history month in europe?...

Black history month 2024-02-12

Black history month crossword puzzle
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  1. first colony to ban slavery
  2. what is the main color for black history month
  3. the abolishment of racial segregation
  4. who started black history month
  5. the most important leader of the movement for African-american civil rights in the 19th century
  6. first recorded African child to be born in the colonies
  7. agricultural scientist who promoted alternative crops to cotton and methods to prevent soil depletion
  8. rider were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses to challenge state enforcement
  9. very first African American president
  10. first African American woman to hold a pilot license
  11. which week in the month of February did black history month first start
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  1. first African American baseball player to play in the major league
  2. writer and was a pioneer in black and American literature
  3. political activism in the mid 20th century aimed at guaranteeing African Americans legal
  4. African American who was a track and field athlete and set a world record in the long jump
  5. The month at which people celebrate black history month
  6. the act of someone apart from others
  7. reduced to give up her seat on a bus to a white woman
  8. A person who his contribution to the America Civil rights movement
  9. first black woman who became elected to the United state Congress

20 Clues: first colony to ban slaverywho started black history monththe act of someone apart from othersthe abolishment of racial segregationvery first African American presidentwhat is the main color for black history monthfirst African American woman to hold a pilot licensereduced to give up her seat on a bus to a white woman...

Black History Month 2022-02-22

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. Activist's job
  2. Black History Month to Black Persons
  3. The first Black president
  4. A Black person's race
  5. Black History Month
  6. One of the ways Black Rights are advocated for
  7. The amendment to the Consitution
  8. What people should have
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  1. One of the most well known Black Rights advocates
  2. When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed
  3. What Black advocates are fighting for
  4. The Theme of 2022 Black History Month
  5. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored people
  6. Douglas Black Activist and Abolitionist
  7. What people should be

15 Clues: Activist's jobBlack History MonthA Black person's raceWhat people should beWhat people should haveThe first Black presidentThe amendment to the ConsitutionBlack History Month to Black PersonsWhat Black advocates are fighting forThe Theme of 2022 Black History MonthDouglas Black Activist and AbolitionistWhen the Emancipation Proclamation was signed...

The Origins of Black History Month 2024-02-01

The Origins of Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. Black History Month precursor: Negro History
  2. Who did Black soldiers in the Civil War fight for
  3. Carter G. Woodson believed Black history should be taught
  4. ASNLH stands for the Study of Negro ____________
  5. City where Woodson traveled in 1915
  6. Black History Month
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  1. Carter G. ______________
  2. State where Black History Month was first celebrated
  3. Black History Month for short
  4. His birthday is in February: Frederick____
  5. The belief that Lincoln freed the slaves is not true, it is _________
  6. Subject that Professor Woodson taught

12 Clues: Black History MonthCarter G. ______________Black History Month for shortCity where Woodson traveled in 1915Subject that Professor Woodson taughtHis birthday is in February: Frederick____Black History Month precursor: Negro HistoryASNLH stands for the Study of Negro ____________Who did Black soldiers in the Civil War fight for...

Black History Month 2021-02-18

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. first AA to play in MLB & he established a bank
  2. great baseball player, many homeruns, the hammer
  3. enslaved poet that wrote to G. Washington
  4. famous author during the Harlem Renaissance
  5. activist that wanted desegregation
  6. aviator known for her flying tricks
  7. 1st supreme court justice, brown v board lawyer
  8. first lady that advocated for healthy eating
  9. founder of the NAACP and civil rights activist
  10. first AA vice president
  11. invented hair straightening comb & traffic light
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  1. boxer that wanted equality for all
  2. abolitionist & author that escaped from slavery
  3. helped survey the land to create Washington DC
  4. researched the field of blood transfusion
  5. American born french dancer and spy
  6. famous poet during Harlem Renaissance,
  7. born in NN, broadway performer, had a tv show
  8. first AA to reach the north pole
  9. first black woman to travel to space
  10. born in NN, olympic gymnastic star
  11. first AA to run for president,
  12. first AA president

23 Clues: first AA presidentfirst AA vice presidentfirst AA to run for president,first AA to reach the north poleboxer that wanted equality for allborn in NN, olympic gymnastic staractivist that wanted desegregationAmerican born french dancer and spyaviator known for her flying tricksfirst black woman to travel to spacefamous poet during Harlem Renaissance,...

Black History Month 2023-01-26

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. first African American to win a Grand Slam (tennis) title
  2. first Black person to win a Nobel Prize
  3. former slave & outspoken advocate for abolition, temperance, and civil and women's rights in the nineteenth century
  4. 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings'
  5. Black History Month
  6. a collaborative umbrella council composed of historically African American fraternities and sororities
  7. Father of Black history
  8. America's oldest and largest civil rights organization
  9. first Black U.S. military pilots in the 1940's
  10. intellectual and cultural revival of African American music, dance, art, fashion, literature, theater, politics and scholarship centered in NYC
  11. first African American to play in the MLB
  12. American investigative journalist, educator, and early leader in the civil rights movement. She was one of the founders of the NAACP
  13. a “conductor” in the Underground Railroad
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  1. first African-American Supreme Court Justice
  2. first female African-American space traveler.
  3. first state to abolish slavery
  4. first African-American U.S. president
  5. 'I Have a Dream'
  6. one of America's first millionaires as a result of a hair care line
  7. inventor of the three-light traffic signal
  8. The NBA website states "He is the greatest basketball player of all time".
  9. King of Pop
  10. inventor of carbon light filament
  11. First HBCU
  12. first African-American to win an Academy Award
  13. became famous for his "Famous Amos" chocolate chip cookies

26 Clues: First HBCUKing of Pop'I Have a Dream'Black History MonthFather of Black historyfirst state to abolish slavery'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings'inventor of carbon light filamentfirst African-American U.S. presidentfirst Black person to win a Nobel Prizefirst African American to play in the MLBa “conductor” in the Underground Railroad...

Black History Month 2023-02-22

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. year Malcolm X assassinated
  2. year Black History Month established
  3. famous conductor
  4. year slavery was abolished
  5. first black supreme court judge
  6. country singer
  7. Jackie Robinson team
  8. Father of Black History Month
  9. freedom
  10. wrote letter from Birmingham Jail
  11. signed 13th amendment, outlawing slavery
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  1. 1st state to abolish slavery
  2. year Voting Rights Act become law
  3. gave all citizens the right to vote
  4. anti-slavery book
  5. Virginia's 1st black governor
  6. first African American in space
  7. Olympic medalist
  8. WWII Airforce Unit
  9. MLK "I Have a Dream" speech
  10. Mobile blood bank
  11. first African President
  12. MLK Jr. doctorate degree from
  13. Inventor of the hideaway bed

24 Clues: freedomcountry singerfamous conductorOlympic medalistanti-slavery bookMobile blood bankWWII Airforce UnitJackie Robinson teamfirst African Presidentyear slavery was abolishedyear Malcolm X assassinatedMLK "I Have a Dream" speech1st state to abolish slaveryInventor of the hideaway bedVirginia's 1st black governorMLK Jr. doctorate degree from...

black history month 2023-02-27

black history month crossword puzzle
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  1. known as king of the blues
  2. known for her pivotal role in bus boycotting
  3. founder of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute
  4. husband to Harriet Robinson Scott
  5. leader of the Harlem Renaissance
  6. 44th president of the US
  7. current director of the Hoover Institution
  8. one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of colored people
  9. published 7 autobiographies
  10. author of how it feels to be colored me
  11. made 13 successful missions to rescue enslaved people
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  1. first black American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard
  2. commander of the WWII Tuskegee airmen
  3. gave the "I have a dream" speech
  4. discovered 300+ uses for peanuts
  5. poet who wrote "On Being Brought From Africa to America"
  6. founder of UNIA
  7. 65th US secretary of state
  8. died of a cerebral hemorrhage
  9. assassinated on February 21, 1965

20 Clues: founder of UNIA44th president of the USknown as king of the blues65th US secretary of statepublished 7 autobiographiesdied of a cerebral hemorrhagegave the "I have a dream" speechdiscovered 300+ uses for peanutsleader of the Harlem Renaissancehusband to Harriet Robinson Scottassassinated on February 21, 1965commander of the WWII Tuskegee airmen...

Black History Month 2023-02-28

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. an American blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. He introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending, shimmering vibrato, and staccato picking that influenced many later blues electric guitar players.
  2. American sociologist, socialist, historian, and Pan-Africanist civil rights activist. Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts
  3. an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott.
  4. American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a prominent figure during the civil rights movement. A spokesman for the Nation of Islam until 1964, he was a vocal advocate for Black empowerment and the promotion of Islam within the Black community
  5. an American author who is considered the first African-American author of a published book of poetry
  6. American memoirist, popular poet, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years.
  7. an American investigative journalist, educator, and early leader in the civil rights movement.
  8. an American abolitionist and social activist. Born into chattel slavery, She escaped and subsequently made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 similarly-enslaved people,
  9. An American Baptist minister and activist, one of the most prominent leaders in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968.
  10. an American agricultural scientist and inventor who promoted alternative crops to cotton and methods to prevent soil depletion. He was one of the most prominent black scientists of the early 20th century.
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  1. a United States Air Force general and commander of the World War II Tuskegee Airmen. He was the first African-American brigadier general in the USAF.
  2. American author, anthropologist, and filmmaker. She portrayed racial struggles in the early-1900s American South and published research on hoodoo.
  3. a Jamaican political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator. He was the founder and first President-General of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, through which he declared himself Provisional President of Africa.
  4. an American educator, author, orator, and adviser to several presidents of the United States.
  5. an enslaved African American man who, along with his wife, Harriet, unsuccessfully sued for freedom for themselves and their two daughters in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case of 1857
  6. American diplomat and political scientist who is the current director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University
  7. an American politician, statesman, diplomat, and United States Army officer who served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He was the first African-American Secretary of State.
  8. an American-born French dancer, singer and actress. Her career was centered primarily in Europe, mostly in her adopted France
  9. an American retired politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African-American president of the United States.
  10. American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. One of the earliest innovators of the literary art form called jazz poetry,

20 Clues: an American educator, author, orator, and adviser to several presidents of the United States.an American investigative journalist, educator, and early leader in the civil rights movement.an American author who is considered the first African-American author of a published book of poetry...

Black History Month 2023-02-23

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. an American activist who was a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama
  2. an American educator, author, orator, and adviser to several presidents in the united states
  3. an American pioneer of the 1950s civil rights movement
  4. American muslim minister and human rights activist
  5. an African American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political and social activist
  6. an American ophthalmologist, inventor, humanitarian, and academic.
  7. an American civil rights lawyer and jurist
  8. American writer
  9. American baseball player
  10. First african american child desegregate an elementary
  11. an American politician, publisher, businessman, and maritime pilot
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  1. An American journalist, editor, and foreign correspondent
  2. Civil rights leader and activist hero in his “I have a dream” speech
  3. african american works in his laboratory at the tuskegee institute in Alabama
  4. King of pop
  5. an American memoirist, popular poet, and civil rights activist.
  6. African american woman that refused to give up her seat
  7. American abolitionist
  8. an early American civil aviator. She was the first African-American woman and first Native American to hold a pilot license.
  9. American author

20 Clues: King of popAmerican writerAmerican authorAmerican abolitionistAmerican baseball playeran American civil rights lawyer and juristAmerican muslim minister and human rights activistan American pioneer of the 1950s civil rights movementFirst african american child desegregate an elementaryAfrican american woman that refused to give up her seat...

Black History Month 2022-01-26

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. First African-American in MLB
  2. “I Know The Caged Bird Sings”
  3. “I Have a Dream” Speech
  4. First black recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  5. First African-American Supreme Court Justice
  6. hit single “What’s Goin On”
  7. Bus Boycott location
  8. First state to abolish slavery
  9. Famous Philanthropist with a talk show
  10. First African-American elected to the US Senate
  11. First Black woman in Congress
  12. First African-American world heavyweight boxing champion
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  1. Musician nicknamed Satchmo, famous for signing “What a Wonderful World”
  2. Founder of Famous Amos Cookies
  3. this amendment abolished slavery
  4. Black History Month
  5. Emancipation Proclamation
  6. Conductor of the Underground Railroad
  7. Singer/songwriter of “Isn’t She Lovely”
  8. First African American to win an Academy Award
  9. First African-American President in U.S. history
  10. The “King of Pop”
  11. Father of Black History

23 Clues: The “King of Pop”Black History MonthBus Boycott location“I Have a Dream” SpeechFather of Black HistoryEmancipation Proclamationhit single “What’s Goin On”First African-American in MLB“I Know The Caged Bird Sings”First Black woman in CongressFounder of Famous Amos CookiesFirst state to abolish slaverythis amendment abolished slavery...

Black History Month 2022-01-12

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Annual Black American winter tradition started in 1966 to foster community, in response to the 1965 Watts Rebellion
  2. Alternate form of protest against illegal but unenforced segregation in the South
  3. Founder that established Black History Month as "Negro History Week" in 1926
  4. Iconic performer-turned-undercover-spy during WWII that was vital in getting information for the Allies
  5. First US territory to abolish slavery in 1777
  6. "If it is wrong to be violent defending Black women and Black children and Black babes and Black men, then it is wrong for America to draft us, and make us violent abroad in defense of her."
  7. Black Power political party in the 60s and 80s that challenged racism, police brutality, and poverty through more violent means
  8. Location of the Black Wall Street massacre in 1921, destroying one of the wealthiest Black communities in the US
  9. "I have a dream,"
  10. First Black US President
  11. Black American murdered by Minneapolis police in 2020, reigniting Black Lives Matter protests across the US
  12. The Original Betty Boop
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  1. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  2. The ACTUAL first person to reach the North Pole
  3. First Black American to play Major League Baseball by joining the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947
  4. Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land, taught my benighted soul to understand that there's a God, that there's a Saviour too: once I redemption neither sought nor knew.
  5. First Black US Supreme Court justice, appointed by Lyndon B. Johnson and served from 1967 to 1991
  6. Revival of Black culture in NYC during the 1920s and 30s
  7. Predecessor to Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, arrested in 1955 also in Montgomery, Alabama.
  8. Movement of 6 million Black Americans from the South to the Midwest, West, and Northeast from 1916 to 1970
  9. The US's oldest and largest civil rights organization, created in response to the 1908 race riots in Springfield, Illinois
  10. Black Lives Matter protests in 2014 in response to the shooting of Michael Brown by St. Louis police

22 Clues: "I have a dream,"The Original Betty BoopFirst Black US PresidentI Know Why the Caged Bird SingsFirst US territory to abolish slavery in 1777The ACTUAL first person to reach the North PoleRevival of Black culture in NYC during the 1920s and 30sFounder that established Black History Month as "Negro History Week" in 1926...

Black History Month 2022-02-09

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
  2. American poet, writer, and professor.
  3. American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  4. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  5. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  6. Frequent use of your imagination*
  7. 49th vice president
  8. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  9. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  10. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  11. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  12. Black History Month
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  1. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
  2. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  3. The state of being equal
  4. A movement that began in July 2013
  5. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  6. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  7. The first African-American US president.
  8. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  9. Created and performed the Madea character
  10. A form of helping each other
  11. The state of being free from outside controlb
  12. First black woman to work for NASA
  13. I have a _____
  14. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War

26 Clues: I have a _____49th vice presidentBlack History MonthThe state of being equalA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"Frequent use of your imagination*A movement that began in July 2013First black woman to work for NASAAmerican poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009...

Black History Month 2022-02-09

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  2. The first African-American US president.
  3. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  4. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  5. Created and performed the Madea character
  6. The state of being equal
  7. American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  8. The state of being free from outside controlb
  9. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  10. never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.
  11. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  12. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  13. American contemporary painter and silhouettist
  14. A movement that began in July 2013
Down
  1. American astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  2. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  3. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  4. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  5. American poet, writer, and professor.
  6. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  7. Professional tennis player
  8. First black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  9. Black History Month
  10. First black woman to work for NASA
  11. Frequent use of your imagination*
  12. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  13. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
  14. A form of helping each other
  15. 49th vice president
  16. I have a _____
  17. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist

31 Clues: I have a _____Black History Month49th vice presidentThe state of being equalProfessional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"Frequent use of your imagination*First black woman to work for NASAA movement that began in July 2013American poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009...

Black History Month 2022-02-15

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. the study of past events, particularly in human affairs.
  2. the process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university.
  3. freedom from disturbance
  4. 3rd month of the year
  5. relating to ordinary citizens and their concerns, as distinct from military or ecclesiastical matters.
  6. a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy.
  7. a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something.
  8. succeed in dealing with (a problem or difficulty).
  9. the ability to do something or act in a particular way
  10. prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against a person or people on the basis of their membership in a particular racial or ethnic group, typically one that is a minority or marginalized.
  11. the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.
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  1. behavior involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.
  2. the quality of being fair and reasonable.
  3. 2nd month of the year
  4. something that has been achieved successfully.
  5. The state of being a slave.
  6. high respect; great esteem.
  7. the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint.
  8. property that is or may be inherited
  9. the policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.

20 Clues: 2nd month of the year3rd month of the yearfreedom from disturbanceThe state of being a slave.high respect; great esteem.property that is or may be inheritedthe quality of being fair and reasonable.something that has been achieved successfully.succeed in dealing with (a problem or difficulty).the ability to do something or act in a particular way...

Black History Month 2023-12-04

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. State Black Wall Street is located
  2. Meredith Gourdine invented the method of converting gas into _____
  3. In 2021, federally recognized historical event
  4. Inventor of 3-way traffic light
  5. Worked with MLK Jr on civil rights
  6. Civil rights and voting rights activist (Good Trouble)
  7. Jackie Robinson, first AA to play major league _________
  8. In 1967, the US legalized interracial ________
  9. Ida B. Wells lost her teaching job for refusing to give up her ____
  10. Last name of the first Black self-made millionaire
  11. Practice of denying the right to vote
  12. First US HBCU to officially issue degrees to AAs
  13. State with most black institutions of higher learning
  14. Last name of rapper who won a Pulitzer Prize
  15. Author of “Lift Every Voice and Sing
  16. NASA Scientist Valerie Thomas inventor of ______ technology
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  1. Founder of the National Council of Negro Women in 1935
  2. Alabama city, major demonstration against segregation
  3. Travel guide for AAs published 1936-1966
  4. Black pilots who flew during WWII _____ Airmen
  5. First AA woman to go to space
  6. First AA appointed Supreme Court Justice
  7. Gordon Parks was the first AA to direct a major ______
  8. Dancer/Choreographer, founded dance company in 1957
  9. National organization founded on Lincoln’s birthday
  10. First AA woman US Supreme Court justice
  11. Initials of organization for nonviolent protests
  12. Shirley Jackson’s telecommunications research produced call waiting and _______ ID.
  13. First Black woman elected to US Congress
  14. Created Black History Month

30 Clues: Created Black History MonthFirst AA woman to go to spaceInventor of 3-way traffic lightState Black Wall Street is locatedWorked with MLK Jr on civil rightsAuthor of “Lift Every Voice and SingPractice of denying the right to voteFirst AA woman US Supreme Court justiceTravel guide for AAs published 1936-1966First AA appointed Supreme Court Justice...

Black History Month 2024-01-26

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Who was the first African American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Peace?
  2. What was the name of the African American dance and music style that originated in the African American communities of New Orleans?
  3. What was the first HBCU in the U.S to officially issue degrees to African-Americans?
  4. The Apollo Theater was opened in what city?
  5. Who was the first African American to win a Grammy Award?
  6. Who was the first Black gymnast to win Individual All-Around at the Olympics?
  7. Who was the civil rights activist and leader of the Nation of Islam who advocated for black nationalism and self-defense?
  8. Who became the first African American mayor of a major U.S city when he was elected as mayor of Cleveland, Ohio in 1967?
  9. Who was the first African American woman to go to space?
  10. Who was the first Black woman to host her own TV show?
  11. What travel guide did African American's use, that was published between 1936-1966?
  12. Who was the African American poet and activist who wrote the poem "Still I Rise"?
  13. Who was the first African American to play in Major League Baseball?
  14. Who was the first African American to be appointed as the U.S. Secretary of State?
  15. What landmark Supreme Court case in 1954 declared segregation in public schools unconstitutional?
Down
  1. What is the name of the African American holiday celebrated on December 26th?
  2. Who made history with the first rap song to win Grammy Awards for Song and Record of the Year in 2019?
  3. Who was the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize?
  4. What was the Greenwood area of Tulsa, Oklahoma also known as in 1921?
  5. What was the first Historically Black College University?
  6. Who was the first African American Supreme Court Justice?
  7. Who was the first ever African American to host the Grammy Awards?
  8. Who was the African American musician known as the "King of Jazz" and one of the most influential figures in the development of jazz music?
  9. Who was the first African American woman to headline Coachella?
  10. Who was the first black woman to create and star in scripted series for HBO?
  11. What was the longest-running TV show featuring a mostly Black cast?
  12. Who was the first African American women to win 5 Grammys in one year?
  13. Who was the first African American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor?
  14. In 1870 what state elected the first African American to be seated as a Representative in the United States Congress?
  15. Who was the first African American to be elected as President of the United States?

30 Clues: The Apollo Theater was opened in what city?Who was the first rapper to win a Pulitzer Prize?Who was the first Black woman to host her own TV show?Who was the first African American woman to go to space?What was the first Historically Black College University?Who was the first African American Supreme Court Justice?...

Black History Month 2022-02-23

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Famous songwriter,singer
  2. "I have a dream"
  3. last name of famous AA boxer
  4. treating someone wrong just because of color
  5. Last name of president during civil rights act
  6. month of black history
  7. setting apart people based on color
  8. last name of woman who would not give up her seat
  9. full name of AA swiss singer
  10. last name of famous AA golfer
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  1. last name of AA TV Host
  2. iconic movie about the women of NASA
  3. first name of famous AA female Tennis player
  4. last name of the first AA baseball player
  5. full name of record producer(blind)
  6. first name of a leader in the civil rights movement
  7. first american american president
  8. Famous AA rapper who would write about racism in his songs
  9. first AA vice president
  10. first name of famous musician of the 1900s(first name Louis

20 Clues: "I have a dream"month of black historylast name of AA TV Hostfirst AA vice presidentFamous songwriter,singerlast name of famous AA boxerfull name of AA swiss singerlast name of famous AA golferfirst american american presidentfull name of record producer(blind)setting apart people based on coloriconic movie about the women of NASA...

Black History Month 2022-02-09

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  2. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  3. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  4. The first African-American US president.
  5. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  6. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  7. First black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  8. American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  9. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  10. Frequent use of your imagination*
  11. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
  12. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  13. The state of being free from outside controlb
  14. Professional tennis player
Down
  1. 49th vice president
  2. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  3. I have a _____
  4. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  5. A movement that began in July 2013
  6. A form of helping each other
  7. American poet, writer, and professor.
  8. The state of being equal
  9. First black woman to work for NASA
  10. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  11. Black History Month
  12. Created and performed the Madea character
  13. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
  14. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."

28 Clues: I have a _____49th vice presidentBlack History MonthThe state of being equalProfessional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"Frequent use of your imagination*A movement that began in July 2013First black woman to work for NASAAmerican poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009...

black history month 2021-02-12

black history month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. 20
  2. 32
  3. 39
  4. 17
  5. 29
  6. 11
  7. 10
  8. 14
  9. 24
  10. 25
  11. 35
  12. 38
  13. 4
  14. 34
  15. 13
  16. 1
  17. 8
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  1. 27
  2. 19
  3. 7
  4. 31
  5. 16
  6. 9
  7. 15
  8. 23
  9. 2
  10. 3
  11. 12
  12. 21
  13. 22
  14. 37
  15. 40
  16. 26
  17. 36
  18. 5
  19. 18
  20. 30
  21. 33
  22. 6
  23. 28

40 Clues: 79235641827192031163215233917291221111022142437402625361830353338283413

Black History Month 2023-02-26

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Became the first African American President of the U.S.
  2. Famous agricultural scientist.
  3. A famous African American singer and guitarist.
  4. A Jamaican political activist, publisher, journalist, and entrepreneur.
  5. A famous female poet, memorist, and civil rights activist.
  6. A famous African American muslim minister and civil rights activist.
  7. A famous educator, author, and adviser to many U.S. presidents.
  8. The first African American woman to star in a major motion picture.
  9. The first African American secretary of state.
  10. An enslaved African American who fought for freedom.
  11. A famous author, screenwriter, and anthropologist.
Down
  1. An African American poet and activist.
  2. A famous female author known as the first African- American author of a published book of poetry.
  3. A Female American investigative journalist and early civil rights activist.
  4. An American sociologist, socialist, historian, and civil rights activist.
  5. Known for refusing to give up her seat to a white man during the civil rights movement.
  6. Served in the U.S. army and became the first African American to rise to the rank of brigadier general.
  7. An enslaved African American women who helped others escape from slavery.
  8. Leader of the civil rights movement and civil rights activist.
  9. The first African American women to serve as secretary of state.

20 Clues: Famous agricultural scientist.An African American poet and activist.The first African American secretary of state.A famous African American singer and guitarist.A famous author, screenwriter, and anthropologist.An enslaved African American who fought for freedom.Became the first African American President of the U.S....

black history month 2023-02-21

black history month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. an act of open resistance to an established government or ruler
  2. prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control
  3. a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing
  4. federal holiday for commemorating the emancipation of enslaved people
  5. a person who favors the end of a practice or institution
  6. prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism by an individual, community, or institution against a person or people on the basis of their membership in a particular racial or ethnic group, typically one that is a minority or marginalized
  7. the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of ethnicity, age, gender, or disability
  8. division of people based on race
Down
  1. an advantage available exclusively to a particular person or group
  2. a preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
  3. forced unpaid labor
  4. a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something.
  5. the quality of including or involving people from a range of different social and ethnic backgrounds and of different genders, sexual orientations, etc.
  6. freedom from disturbance; tranquility
  7. a form of protest where people occupy a place and refuse to leave until their demands are met
  8. the state of being treated the same regardless of race or gender
  9. the action of speaking or acting on behalf of someone
  10. the policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.
  11. a rising up against injustice
  12. another word for difficulty

20 Clues: forced unpaid laboranother word for difficultya rising up against injusticedivision of people based on racefreedom from disturbance; tranquilityprolonged cruel or unjust treatment or controlthe action of speaking or acting on behalf of someonea person who favors the end of a practice or institution...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2023-02-08

BLACK HISTORY MONTH crossword puzzle
Across
  1. sings theme from shaft
  2. sings lets get on it
  3. recently made a new album with drake
  4. eagles quarterback
  5. sings purple rain and died my overdose
  6. sings you send me
  7. bb player that sadly died and sometimes when people take shots they call his name
  8. "first lady of civil rights"
Down
  1. black Canadian and actor
  2. sings work it
  3. sings hit em up
  4. Obamas wife
  5. singing and dancing on a holiday
  6. lets get on it
  7. in black panther
  8. fastest African-American track and fielder
  9. sings die for you
  10. American singer, songwriter, and dancer
  11. made the song money trees
  12. he sings the song pop out

20 Clues: Obamas wifesings work itlets get on itsings hit em upin black panthersings die for yousings you send meeagles quarterbacksings lets get on itsings theme from shaftblack Canadian and actormade the song money treeshe sings the song pop out"first lady of civil rights"singing and dancing on a holidayrecently made a new album with drake...

Black History Month 2024-02-13

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. First African-American baseball player
  2. Has her own talk show
  3. First African-American football player
  4. One of the best basketball players. Played for the bulls.
  5. Wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins
  6. Had a dream
  7. Slapped someone at an awards show
  8. Refused to sit in the back of a bus
Down
  1. Got slapped at an award show
  2. Another one of the best basketball players. Played for the Lakers.
  3. Has his own chips
  4. Played in a movie called Black Panther
  5. Running back for the winning superbowl team
  6. First African-American president
  7. Made an album called utopia
  8. Played for the Orlando Magic and is very tall
  9. Wife of the first African-American president
  10. Preformed at the superbowl halftime show
  11. Played the piano at the halftime show
  12. Quarterback for the winning superbowl team

20 Clues: Had a dreamHas his own chipsHas her own talk showMade an album called utopiaGot slapped at an award showFirst African-American presidentSlapped someone at an awards showRefused to sit in the back of a busWide receiver for the Miami DolphinsPlayed the piano at the halftime showFirst African-American baseball player...

Black History Month 2024-02-13

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Who was the first African American to be a licensed chiropractor in Arkansas?
  2. Who opened the first Black-owned interracial hospital?
  3. Who was the first African American psychiatrist?
  4. What NWHSU alumnus currently practices in Woodbury, MN?
  5. What NWHSU alumnus believes in confronting pain and restoring function?
  6. Who was the first black female physician in the United States?
  7. Who was appointed as Surgeon General under Former President Clinton?
  8. Who was the first certified black chiropractor?
  9. Who is one of the founding members of The Interstate Chiropractic Association?
  10. Who was the first and only practicing black chiropractic physician in Toledo, OH for 33 years?
  11. What NWHSU alumnus is from Toronto?
  12. What NWHSU alumnus is an assistant professor in the College of Health & Wellness?
Down
  1. Who founded the American Black Chiropractic Association (ABCA)?
  2. Who was the first African American to be inducted as a Fellow of the International Council of Chiropractors (FICC)?
  3. Who challenged BJ Palmer to accept an African American student into Palmer School?
  4. Who as the first black president of any U.S chiropractic college?
  5. What NWHSU alumnus is a resident in the Human Performance Center?
  6. Who researched chemotherapy drugs that led to remissions in patients with Leukemia and Lymphoma?
  7. Who received the first chiropractic adjustment?
  8. Who was a trained physician and the first black woman astronaut to go into space?
  9. Who did the CCA honor as "Doctor of the Year" in 1969?
  10. Who was one of the first African American faculty at any chiropractic college?
  11. What NWHSU alumnus is the owner of ChiroLife of Omaha?
  12. Who was the first African American doctor with his own practice in the United States?

24 Clues: What NWHSU alumnus is from Toronto?Who received the first chiropractic adjustment?Who was the first certified black chiropractor?Who was the first African American psychiatrist?Who opened the first Black-owned interracial hospital?Who did the CCA honor as "Doctor of the Year" in 1969?What NWHSU alumnus is the owner of ChiroLife of Omaha?...

Black History Month 2024-02-20

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Helped free slaves after escaping
  2. American author, anthropologist, and filmmaker
  3. American investigative journalist
  4. First black women to be elected to the United States Congress
  5. American voting and women's rights activist
  6. Coleman First African-American women to hold a pilot license
  7. American civil rights activist and the NAACP's first field secretary in Mississippi
  8. American professional boxer and activist
Down
  1. Was a professional basketball player
  2. American writer, professor, philosopher
  3. American memolrist, poet, and civil right activist
  4. African-American civil rights and women rights activists
  5. Made the I have a dream speech
  6. Refused to give up her seat on the bus
  7. First black women to graduate from Yale law school
  8. American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman.
  9. African-American civil rights and human rights activist
  10. Was an american Muslim human rights activist
  11. American naval cook who was the black recipient of the navy cross
  12. American civil rights activist

20 Clues: Made the I have a dream speechAmerican civil rights activistHelped free slaves after escapingAmerican investigative journalistWas a professional basketball playerRefused to give up her seat on the busAmerican writer, professor, philosopherAmerican professional boxer and activistAmerican voting and women's rights activist...

Black History Month 2022-01-29

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. used singing to move people
  2. "you make ___ by implementing ideas"
  3. "true measure of our character is how we ___"
  4. "One had better die fighting against ___"
  5. _____ or death
  6. made an 8 day voyage into space
  7. Elected to US Congress in 1968
  8. Attucks is wearing a ___ suit
  9. America's first investigative reporter
  10. "truth is powerful and will ______"
  11. won a gold medal in 1948
  12. "never be ____ when doing what's right"
  13. dropped homeless veteran rate by 50%
  14. Ï __ to take no for an answer"
  15. "used peace, love, and Jesus for change"
  16. "never once lost a passenger"
Down
  1. never limit yourself because of ___
  2. first American to die in Revolution
  3. moved to France to learn how to fly
  4. created The Equal Justice Initiative
  5. must be willing to accept people who are ___
  6. dedicated life to the Lord and His children
  7. "___ are the changes we seek"
  8. "only __ can drive out hate"
  9. stayed seated and demanded equality
  10. created the first minimum wage laws
  11. "hate is too great a ___ to bear"
  12. Angela Davis is a
  13. "we have to talk about ____ minds
  14. "I can do ___ I set my mind to"

30 Clues: _____ or deathAngela Davis is awon a gold medal in 1948used singing to move people"only __ can drive out hate""___ are the changes we seek"Attucks is wearing a ___ suit"never once lost a passenger"Elected to US Congress in 1968Ï __ to take no for an answer"made an 8 day voyage into space"I can do ___ I set my mind to"...

Black History Month 2022-02-09

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  2. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  3. First black woman to work for NASA
  4. I have a _____
  5. A movement that began in July 2013
  6. American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  7. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  8. Professional tennis player
  9. The state of being free from outside controlb
  10. The first African-American US president.
  11. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  12. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
  13. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  14. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
Down
  1. Created and performed the Madea character
  2. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  3. 49th vice president
  4. American poet, writer, and professor.
  5. A form of helping each other
  6. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  7. Black History Month
  8. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  9. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
  10. American astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  11. American contemporary painter and silhouettist
  12. The state of being equal
  13. First black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  14. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  15. Frequent use of your imagination*
  16. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics

30 Clues: I have a _____49th vice presidentBlack History MonthThe state of being equalProfessional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"Frequent use of your imagination*First black woman to work for NASAA movement that began in July 2013American poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009...

Black History Month 2022-02-09

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. The state of being equal
  2. The state of being free from outside controlb
  3. American astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  4. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  5. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  6. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  7. First black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  8. A form of helping each other
  9. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  10. 49th vice president
  11. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  12. American poet, writer, and professor.
  13. American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  14. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  15. Created and performed the Madea character
  16. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
Down
  1. First black woman to work for NASA
  2. never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.
  3. Frequent use of your imagination in an artistic way
  4. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  5. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
  6. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  7. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  8. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  9. Black History Month
  10. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
  11. A movement that began in July 2013
  12. The first African-American US president.
  13. I have a _____
  14. American contemporary painter and silhouettist
  15. Professional tennis player

31 Clues: I have a _____Black History Month49th vice presidentThe state of being equalProfessional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"First black woman to work for NASAA movement that began in July 2013American poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009The quality of being fair and impartial....

Black History Month 2022-02-14

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. A mathematician who calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  2. The first African-American US president.
  3. A music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  4. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  5. Created and performed the Madea character
  6. The state of being equal
  7. An american poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  8. The state of being free from outside controlb
  9. Quote: "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  10. Quote: "never be limited by other people's limited imaginations."
  11. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  12. A trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  13. An american contemporary painter and silhouettist
  14. A movement that began in July 2013
Down
  1. An american astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  2. A prominent activist who was a former slave
  3. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  4. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  5. An american poet, writer, and professor.
  6. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  7. A professional tennis player
  8. The first black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  9. Black History Month
  10. The first black woman to work for NASA
  11. Frequent use of your imagination in an artistic way
  12. A woman known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  13. The best selling artist in the US for 2009
  14. A form of helping each other
  15. The 49th vice president of the United States
  16. I have a _____
  17. An american singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist

31 Clues: I have a _____Black History MonthThe state of being equalA professional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"A movement that began in July 2013The first black woman to work for NASAAn american poet, writer, and professor.The first African-American US president.The quality of being fair and impartial....

Black History Month 2022-02-15

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. to pass something that you were struggling with
  2. an act of good or finishing something good or difficult
  3. second month of the year
  4. to learn
  5. being nice
  6. standing with someone/something
  7. lawfully
  8. Opinion
  9. the power in solving a problem with peace and lawfully
  10. your past of your ancestors and their actions
  11. discrimination against someone/something
  12. a chance
  13. no harm, all calm
  14. being kept and forced to do something at your will
  15. third month of the year
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  1. recognizing someone for something good
  2. discrimination of races
  3. involving everyone
  4. hatred against one person or group
  5. being free
  6. the act of causing harm
  7. good and equal for all
  8. having strength
  9. the past

24 Clues: Opinionto learnlawfullya chancethe pastbeing nicebeing freehaving strengthno harm, all calminvolving everyonegood and equal for alldiscrimination of racesthe act of causing harmthird month of the yearsecond month of the yearstanding with someone/somethinghatred against one person or grouprecognizing someone for something good...

Black History Month 2022-02-15

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. the study of past events, particularly in human affairs.
  2. the process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university.
  3. freedom from disturbance
  4. 3rd month of the year
  5. relating to ordinary citizens and their concerns, as distinct from military or ecclesiastical matters.
  6. a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy.
  7. a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something.
  8. succeed in dealing with (a problem or difficulty).
  9. the ability to do something or act in a particular way
  10. prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against a person or people on the basis of their membership in a particular racial or ethnic group, typically one that is a minority or marginalized.
  11. the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.
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  1. behavior involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.
  2. the quality of being fair and reasonable.
  3. 2nd month of the year
  4. something that has been achieved successfully.
  5. The state of being a slave.
  6. high respect; great esteem.
  7. the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint.
  8. property that is or may be inherited
  9. the policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.

20 Clues: 2nd month of the year3rd month of the yearfreedom from disturbanceThe state of being a slave.high respect; great esteem.property that is or may be inheritedthe quality of being fair and reasonable.something that has been achieved successfully.succeed in dealing with (a problem or difficulty).the ability to do something or act in a particular way...

Black History Month 2022-02-03

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. 1st black woman principal dancer
  2. actor of Adonis Creed
  3. first african-american president
  4. 2016 gymnastics all around gold
  5. will smith's ex wife
  6. played Marty in Madagascar
  7. "Fly like a butterfly..."
  8. most PGA tour victories
  9. when the saints go marching in
  10. olympian known as flo-jo
  11. threw footballs "to the moon"
  12. owns rainbow push organization
  13. convinced lincoln to be in war
  14. peanut farmer
Down
  1. "brown girl dreaming"
  2. wrote "out of my mind"
  3. when the saints go marching in
  4. underground railroad conductor
  5. broke color barriers in the MLB
  6. woman pioneer at NASA
  7. "a fresh prince of bel-air"
  8. 1993 PBA title winner
  9. famous black woman entertainer

23 Clues: peanut farmerwill smith's ex wife"brown girl dreaming"actor of Adonis Creedwoman pioneer at NASA1993 PBA title winnerwrote "out of my mind"most PGA tour victoriesolympian known as flo-jo"Fly like a butterfly..."played Marty in Madagascar"a fresh prince of bel-air"threw footballs "to the moon"when the saints go marching in...

Black History Month 2015-03-01

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Born a slave and advocated for women equality."Ain't I a Woman" speech.
  2. First black man allowed to play in the MLB.
  3. First African American woman in space.
  4. American scientist who used the peanut to develop hundreds of products.
  5. First person to patent a traffic signal.
  6. First African-American justice of the US Supreme Court.
  7. A slave who sued for his freedom in court. Led to Civil War.
  8. First African American elected to the US Congress.
  9. Founded the Tuskegee Institute.
  10. Helped hundred of slaves flee to the north via the Undergroud Railroad.
Down
  1. Founder of NAACP, wanted equal rights for blacks.
  2. Aboltionist and writer of The North Star.
  3. Gave famous "I have a dream" speech. Was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee.
  4. First African American president.
  5. Founded the settlement that would become Chicago.
  6. Voice of Darth Vader and famous actor.
  7. A great composer and pianist.
  8. Refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man.
  9. Great jazz trumpet player, composer, and singer. Sang "scat"
  10. One of the world's greatest track and field athletes.

20 Clues: A great composer and pianist.Founded the Tuskegee Institute.First African American president.First African American woman in space.Voice of Darth Vader and famous actor.First person to patent a traffic signal.Aboltionist and writer of The North Star.First black man allowed to play in the MLB.Founder of NAACP, wanted equal rights for blacks....

black history month 2023-02-10

black history month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. famous actor known for playing black panther
  2. the rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality.
  3. eagles current quarterback
  4. the eagles starting running back
  5. most famous African american singer
  6. one of the best basketball players of all time, has his own shoe brand.
  7. one of the greatest boxers in history,
  8. the first African American to become president of the US
  9. the separation or isolation of a race, class, or ethnic group by enforced or voluntary residence in a restricted area
  10. The Black History Month 2023 theme
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  1. an African-American comedian and actor who is known for his roles in the Jumanji sequels ect
  2. gave the "I have a dream" speech
  3. a new York giants player, now a news person on gma or other things.
  4. arrested at the age of 15 in Montgomery, Alabama, for refusing to give up her seat to a white woman on a crowded, segregated bus.
  5. first African american major league baseball player
  6. the first African-American woman to win a GRAMMY
  7. most points all time in the NBA
  8. he issued the Emancipation Proclamation which helped end slavery
  9. refused to give up her seat which cause the bus boycott
  10. credited with creating the event that would evolve into the Black History Month

20 Clues: eagles current quarterbackmost points all time in the NBAgave the "I have a dream" speechthe eagles starting running backThe Black History Month 2023 thememost famous African american singerone of the greatest boxers in history,famous actor known for playing black pantherthe first African-American woman to win a GRAMMY...

Black history month. 2023-02-27

Black history month. crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Was the first American slave.
  2. Refused to give up her bus seat for a white person.
  3. An American sociologist.
  4. The dominate leader in the African-American community.
  5. An American Blues songwriter.
  6. An American Muslim minister.
  7. Tried to sue for freedom for themselves and their 2 daughters.
  8. Founder of the universal negro improvement
  9. Led an anti lynching crusade in the United States.
  10. An inventor who developed products using peanuts.
  11. The first black commander.
Down
  1. The first African-American women to serve as the US sectary state.
  2. Made the story Their Eyes Were Watching God
  3. A french dancer,singer, and actor.
  4. Leader of the Harlem Renaissance.
  5. Made the "I Have a Dream" speech.
  6. The 44th president of the United States.
  7. The first African-american secretary of the state
  8. A civil rights activist who was an American
  9. Escaped slavery and made 13 missions to rescue enslaved people.

20 Clues: An American sociologist.The first black commander.An American Muslim minister.Was the first American slave.An American Blues songwriter.Leader of the Harlem Renaissance.Made the "I Have a Dream" speech.A french dancer,singer, and actor.The 44th president of the United States.Founder of the universal negro improvement...

Black History Month 2023-02-27

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. She was a freed slave who created and was a conductor on the Underground Railroad
  2. He was an African American singer songwriter who revolutionized the Blues Guitar
  3. He was the founder of the "Universal Negro Improvement Association" or UNIA
  4. She fought for women's suffrage and Anti-Lynch laws and wrote a pamphlet titled "Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases"
  5. He was the leader of the "Dred Scott Case" which addressed the moral and political struggle that in those years was threatening to tear the United States apart
  6. He was the first commander of an integrated fighter wing and became the first African American general in the Air Force
  7. He was the first African American to revieve a PhD from Harvard University and became the NAACP's director of publicity
  8. She was a steeple figure in the Montgomery Bus Boycott by refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger
  9. She was a writer and anthropologist who rallied for civil rights and wrote the book "Their Eyes Were Watching God"
Down
  1. He wrote many famous short poems for civil rights and was a steeple figure in the Harlem Renaissance
  2. She was the first female African American secretary of state and the first woman to serve as national security advisor
  3. He was the first African American Secretary of State
  4. He founded a research center and established agricultural expansion in Alabama
  5. She was a poet who was the first American slave and only the third colonial American woman to have her work published
  6. He was a leader in civil rights who had a similar approach to MLK but had the approach that they must fight segregation by "any means necessary"
  7. He founded the Tuskegee Institute and was a dedicated educator
  8. He was America's first African American president
  9. He fought and died to achieve equal rights. He is most famous for his "I Have a Dream" speech
  10. She was the first African American women to star in a silent film and refused to perform for segregated audiences
  11. She was Hollywood's first African American director and wrote the book "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

20 Clues: He was America's first African American presidentHe was the first African American Secretary of StateHe founded the Tuskegee Institute and was a dedicated educatorHe was the founder of the "Universal Negro Improvement Association" or UNIAHe founded a research center and established agricultural expansion in Alabama...

Black History Month 2023-02-27

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Jamaican political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator.
  2. American-born French dancer, singer and actress
  3. enslaved African American man
  4. American memoirist, popular poet, and civil rights activist.
  5. American activist in the civil rights movement
  6. American Muslim minister and human rights activist
  7. American author, anthropologist, and filmmaker
  8. American blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer
  9. American agricultural scientist and inventor
  10. American investigative journalist, educator, and early leader in the civil rights movement
Down
  1. American abolitionist and social activist
  2. American diplomat and political scientist
  3. American educator, author, orator, and adviser
  4. American retired politician who served as the 44th president of the United States
  5. American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist
  6. American politician, statesman, diplomat
  7. American author who is considered the first African-American author of a published book
  8. United States Air Force general and commander of the World War II
  9. American Baptist minister and activist
  10. American sociologist, socialist, historian, and Pan-Africanist civil rights activist.

20 Clues: enslaved African American manAmerican Baptist minister and activistAmerican politician, statesman, diplomatAmerican abolitionist and social activistAmerican diplomat and political scientistAmerican agricultural scientist and inventorAmerican educator, author, orator, and adviserAmerican activist in the civil rights movement...

Black History month 2023-02-14

Black History month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Armstrong One of the most influential figures in the history of jazz music
  2. Bridges She was the first African-American child to desegregate the all-white school
  3. Owen Track and field Olympic gold medalist
  4. Booker T. was a civil rights leader who opened the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama
  5. Banneker Scientist and astronomer from the 1700s who wrote a popular almanac
  6. Douglass Former slave who became an advisor to presidents
  7. Jordan Considered the greatest basketball player in history
  8. Barack Obama First African-American president of the United States
  9. Baker Dancer and singer who fought for racial integration in 1925
  10. Chisholm Was The first black woman to be elected to the United States Congress
  11. Tubman, She was a spy and helped slaves escape
  12. George Washington a scientist who helped farmers in the south and discovered many ways to use the peanut
Down
  1. A journalist and civil rights activist, Ida B. led a campaign against lynching
  2. Colvin She gave up her seat on a bus before Parks and is an American pioneer of the 1950s Civil Rights Movement
  3. Winfrey Became one of the most successful businesswomen in the world through her TV show
  4. Ali Championship boxer and civil rights activist
  5. Jackie was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball
  6. King, Jr. “ I have a dream “ speech by Martin
  7. Savage was an artist during the Harlem Renaissance who made lots of different sculpures
  8. Smalls Civil War hero who later became a Congressman

20 Clues: Owen Track and field Olympic gold medalistKing, Jr. “ I have a dream “ speech by MartinTubman, She was a spy and helped slaves escapeAli Championship boxer and civil rights activistSmalls Civil War hero who later became a CongressmanDouglass Former slave who became an advisor to presidentsJordan Considered the greatest basketball player in history...

Black History Month 2023-04-03

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. an American engineer
  2. a minister, educator, writer,
  3. Trinidadian rapper
  4. She is cat-woman
  5. winner established his Show Me Campaign
  6. NBA player
  7. King of pop
  8. movements for civil rights
  9. Proctor & Gamble
  10. American actor and filmmaker
Down
  1. American singer
  2. President in the year On August 23, 2008
  3. American poet
  4. American socialite
  5. a woman NBA player
  6. American singer,
  7. Civil Rights Pioneer
  8. American memoirist
  9. was born on April 27, 1969
  10. Famous singer

20 Clues: NBA playerKing of popAmerican poetFamous singerAmerican singerAmerican singer,Proctor & GambleShe is cat-womanAmerican socialitea woman NBA playerTrinidadian rapperAmerican memoiristan American engineerCivil Rights Pioneermovements for civil rightswas born on April 27, 1969a minister, educator, writer,American actor and filmmaker...

Black history month 2021-02-24

Black history month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Politician and attorney who served as the 44th president
  2. Activist in the civil rights movement, best known for the Montgomery bus boycott
  3. American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, author, writer and editor
  4. Born into slavery and rose to become a leading African American intellectual. He found what is now Tuskegee University
  5. Poet, social activist, novelist, playwright and columnist from Joplin Missouri
  6. published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry
  7. Born French, French Resistance agent
  8. African American Muslim minister and human rights activist
  9. Enslaved African American man in the United States who successfully sued for his freedom
Down
  1. Diplomat, politician scientist, and civil servant
  2. Born into slavery, she escaped and rescued 70 enslaved people, using the Underground Railroad
  3. Scientist and inventor who developed hundreds of products using, peanuts, sweet potatoes and soybeans
  4. Author, anthropologist, and filmmaker
  5. Singer-songwriter,guitarist, and record producer
  6. Jamaican political activist
  7. Enslaved person, was one of the best known poets in 19th century american
  8. Founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  9. Politician diplomat and retired four star general who served as the 65th secretary
  10. United States Air force general and commander of the War II Tuskegee Airmen
  11. African American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader of the civil rights movement

20 Clues: Jamaican political activistBorn French, French Resistance agentAuthor, anthropologist, and filmmakerSinger-songwriter,guitarist, and record producerDiplomat, politician scientist, and civil servantPolitician and attorney who served as the 44th presidentAfrican American Muslim minister and human rights activist...

Black History Month 2021-02-26

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. This war was fought between the Northern and Southern states
  2. The condition of being free or freed; liberty.
  3. ________________ King Jr was a civil rights leader that practiced peaceful protests
  4. Means to get rid of or do away with
  5. Means to separate or place apart from others or from the majority of a group, people, or the like; isolate.
  6. A large farm or estate used for growing rubber, cotton, or other crops to sell.
  7. Means to stop the practice of having separate schools and other facilities for people of different races.
  8. _____________ The president that abolished slavery in southern states when he signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
  9. a secret system established by former slaves and abolitionists before the U.S. Civil War to help fugitive slaves reach places of safety.
  10. This was a nickname for the slave Araminta Ross
Down
  1. A person in charge of running and maintaining a property such as a plantation or landed estate.
  2. The state that B. T. Washington was born in
  3. The group of states known as The Union during the Civil War
  4. Harriet _________ was an escaped slave and a conductor on the Underground Railroad
  5. Means to get free
  6. ___________ T. Washington walked 500 miles to reach the Hampton Institute
  7. The group of states known as The Confederacy during the Civil War
  8. the owning of people by other people; bondage.
  9. ________ Douglass was an escaped slave; advisor to President Lincoln during the Civil War
  10. The state that Frederick D. and Harriet T. were born in

20 Clues: Means to get freeMeans to get rid of or do away withThe state that B. T. Washington was born inThe condition of being free or freed; liberty.the owning of people by other people; bondage.This was a nickname for the slave Araminta RossThe state that Frederick D. and Harriet T. were born inThe group of states known as The Union during the Civil War...

Black History Month 2021-02-27

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Parks, buss boycott
  2. singer
  3. X, Muslim minister
  4. B Wells, journalist
  5. Rice, knwown as "Condi"
  6. O. Davis, american commanding officer
  7. Washington Carver, scientist
  8. Jr, baptist minster
  9. Wheatley, author
  10. scott, enslaved man
Down
  1. Tubman, underground railroad
  2. Powell, 65th secretary
  3. Hughes,columnist form Joplin
  4. Garvey, Jamaican activist
  5. E. B. Du Bois, Sociologist
  6. Obama, black president
  7. Baker, French entertainer
  8. neale hurston, anthropologist
  9. Angelou, Female poet
  10. T. Washington, educator

20 Clues: singerWheatley, authorX, Muslim ministerParks, buss boycottB Wells, journalistJr, baptist minsterscott, enslaved manAngelou, Female poetPowell, 65th secretaryObama, black presidentRice, knwown as "Condi"T. Washington, educatorGarvey, Jamaican activistBaker, French entertainerE. B. Du Bois, SociologistTubman, underground railroad...

Black History Month 2018-01-31

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. In 1885 Sarah Goode was the first African American woman to receive a patent. What did she invent?
  2. What sport did Arthur Ashe excel in?
  3. Which Amendment abolished slavery in the U.S.?
  4. What was Muhammad Ali's original name?
  5. In what city did the National Guard try to prevent nine black students from attending a segregated school in 1957?
  6. What was the first African American owned-and-operated newspaper?
  7. Who shot Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968?
  8. Which president signed the Emancipation Act?
  9. She was the first African American to publish a book of poetry.
  10. With the 15th Amendment ratification in 1870, what did African Americans the right to do in the United States?
  11. Whose proposal that Congress consider civil rights legislation culminated in the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
  12. Who was the first African American to serve as a US Supreme Court Justice?
  13. Who was the first African-American to appear on a U.S. postage stamp?
  14. This state was the first to elect a black governor.
  15. Who was the first African-American to win a gold medal at the Olympics?
Down
  1. An all-white jury acquitted J. W. Milam and Roy Bryant for the murder of whom?
  2. Who was the first African American Nobel Peace Prize winner?
  3. Who was the first African American to win an Academy Award?
  4. He made his major league debut On April 15, 1947 before a crowd of 26,623 spectators at Ebbets Field.
  5. Who was the plaintiff in the Supreme Court decision that upheld the legal doctrine of "separate but equal?"
  6. Before it became Black History Month what was the observance of Black History called?
  7. Who is considered the "Father of Black History"?
  8. In 1960, four African American college students staged a sit-in that helped integrate this store's lunch counter.
  9. Who broke three track and field World Records in 45 minutes at Ohio State in 1935?
  10. She led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad.
  11. She was the first American woman to become a self-made millionaire.
  12. The PGA was considered "Caucasian Only" until which golfer joined in 1960?
  13. Her 1969 autobiography, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, was the first nonfiction best-seller by an African-American woman.
  14. She was arrested Dec. 1, 1955, after refusing to surrender her seat to a white passenger.

29 Clues: What sport did Arthur Ashe excel in?What was Muhammad Ali's original name?Which president signed the Emancipation Act?Who shot Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968?Which Amendment abolished slavery in the U.S.?Who is considered the "Father of Black History"?This state was the first to elect a black governor....

Black History Month 2024-01-29

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Lead singer of Destiny's Child
  2. Blind child prodigy
  3. Lead singer of The Supremes
  4. King of Pop
  5. Father of Rock and Roll
  6. First lady of song
  7. Started out with the Commodores
  8. Greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock
  9. Georgia on his mind
  10. American virtuoso trumpeter and composer
  11. Queen of soul
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  1. Turner
  2. Winning rapper of 21 Grammy Awards
  3. Satchmo, Satch, Pops
  4. Purple Rain
  5. Five octave vocal range
  6. Frontman for the Miracles
  7. Blueberry Hill
  8. Jazz royalty
  9. Cited as most rewarded female artist of all time
  10. Godfather of soul
  11. Was signed by Columbia Records at 15

22 Clues: TurnerPurple RainKing of PopJazz royaltyQueen of soulBlueberry HillGodfather of soulFirst lady of songBlind child prodigyGeorgia on his mindSatchmo, Satch, PopsFive octave vocal rangeFather of Rock and RollFrontman for the MiraclesLead singer of The SupremesLead singer of Destiny's ChildStarted out with the Commodores...

Black History Month 2024-02-29

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. colors that represent Black History Month
  2. 32 total medals
  3. Black History Month
  4. issued the Emancipation Proclamation
  5. a Hidden Figure of NASA
  6. orbitted Earth for 8 days
  7. Chief Diversity Officer
  8. American tennis player
  9. cultural birth of new ideas and the arts
Down
  1. played for the Brooklyn Dodgers
  2. abolitionist and author
  3. African American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos took a stand during this ceremony
  4. American sculptor
  5. scientist born in 1864
  6. librarian with connection to J.P. Morgan
  7. The Hill We Climb, author of
  8. spacewalk astronaut
  9. painted the Amistad mutiny murals
  10. 1st African American woman to earn a doctorate from MIT
  11. "Dean" of the Harlem Renaissance
  12. Mississippi Senator

21 Clues: 32 total medalsAmerican sculptorBlack History Monthspacewalk astronautMississippi Senatorscientist born in 1864American tennis playerabolitionist and authora Hidden Figure of NASAChief Diversity Officerorbitted Earth for 8 daysThe Hill We Climb, author ofplayed for the Brooklyn Dodgers"Dean" of the Harlem Renaissance...

Black History Month 2024-02-09

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. A type of boycott
  2. "Still I Rise"
  3. War between the North and South
  4. Got arrested for not giving up her bus seat
  5. First African American to go to a white school
  6. First African American secretary of state
  7. Black History Month
  8. President who Abolished Slavery
  9. Robinson The first black athlete to play major league baseball
  10. Muslim Leader and Civil Rights Activist
  11. Emancipation Day
  12. ______Floyd
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  1. Last country to abolish slavery
  2. ______History
  3. The first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard
  4. First state to leave the Union in 1860
  5. Harmon, the First Navy Ship named after an African American
  6. Led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom through underground railroad
  7. First African-American President
  8. Harris First African-American vice president
  9. ____Truth
  10. First black model on the Vogue cover
  11. Separating Blacks from Whites
  12. Someone who had a dream
  13. Bus Boycott Location
  14. vsBOE
  15. Opposite of North

27 Clues: vsBOE____Truth______Floyd______History"Still I Rise"Emancipation DayA type of boycottOpposite of NorthBlack History MonthBus Boycott LocationSomeone who had a dreamSeparating Blacks from WhitesLast country to abolish slaveryWar between the North and SouthPresident who Abolished SlaveryFirst African-American President...

Black History Month 2024-02-26

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. 25
  2. 20
  3. 14
  4. 8
  5. 22
  6. 19
  7. 24
  8. 3
  9. 28
  10. 27
  11. 9
  12. 16
  13. 15
  14. 21
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  1. 5
  2. 7
  3. 4
  4. 2
  5. 17
  6. 18
  7. 23
  8. 12
  9. 11
  10. 6
  11. 26
  12. 13
  13. 10
  14. 1

28 Clues: 57428639125201417182322121911261324282710161521

Black History Month 2013-02-22

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. leader of the Civil Rights Movement.
  2. MLK believed a _______ protest was the strongest weapon.
  3. When is black history month?
  4. Lincoln/ 16th president of the U.S.A
  5. most of those sold into slavery worked here.
  6. Saddly, Lincoln was ______ in 1865.
  7. rights/ human rights that can not be taken away.
  8. national association for hte advancement of colored people.
  9. Trade/ transatlantic trading patterns of slaves in exchange for goods is called...
  10. seperate but _____ doctrine of 1954.
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  1. sugar, rum and tobacco were called ____items...
  2. Passage/ route from Africa to the Americas
  3. what brought about the civil war?
  4. Virginia colony with the first african slaves.
  5. a proclamation of 1863, ending slavery was called the ___________ proclamation.
  6. parks/ women responsible for the Montgomery Bus Boycott
  7. after the emancipation, what kind of tensions existed?
  8. people against slavery were called...
  9. how many presidental terms did lincoln serve?
  10. "I have a _______"" is a famous speech by MLK jr.
  11. the goal of the emancipation was to ____ slavery.

21 Clues: When is black history month?what brought about the civil war?Saddly, Lincoln was ______ in 1865.leader of the Civil Rights Movement.Lincoln/ 16th president of the U.S.Aseperate but _____ doctrine of 1954.people against slavery were called...Passage/ route from Africa to the Americasmost of those sold into slavery worked here....

Black History Month 2013-03-08

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Name of your favorite CWI teacher :)
  2. v. Board of Education- court case that overturned Plessy v. Ferguson
  3. Month we celebrate Black History Month
  4. Memorial where Dr.King gave his famous "I have a dream" speech
  5. Man who killed Dr.King
  6. Leader of the civil rights movement
  7. Event that "sparked" the Civil Rights Movement
  8. Who Dr.King got a lot of his ideas and beliefs from
  9. City where the Lunch counter sit-ins occured
  10. First African American cadets to graduate from flying school
  11. Mother of the Civil Rights Movement
  12. First African American Chairman of the Joint Cheifs of Staff
Down
  1. Helped African Americans go to college after WWII
  2. Motel where Dr.King was shot
  3. City where the March on Washington occurred
  4. First African American to play professional baseball
  5. Laws that promoted segregation
  6. City where Dr.King was killed
  7. First African American to serve on the Supreme Court
  8. Type of protesting Dr.King believed in

20 Clues: Man who killed Dr.KingMotel where Dr.King was shotCity where Dr.King was killedLaws that promoted segregationLeader of the civil rights movementMother of the Civil Rights MovementName of your favorite CWI teacher :)Month we celebrate Black History MonthType of protesting Dr.King believed inCity where the March on Washington occurred...

Black History Month 2018-02-23

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. in 1963, before church services a church was ____ in Birmingham, Alabama killing 4 girls
  2. these laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States
  3. African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist
  4. author of famous poem Still I Rise
  5. established the Underground Railroad in 1849
  6. 14 year old killed in Mississippi by two white men for offending a white woman
  7. laws passed by Southern states restricting African Americans' freedom
  8. first scholar to study African-American history
  9. first African American heavyweight boxing champion
  10. first African-American child to desegregate an all white school in Louisiana
  11. this amendment gave African American men the right to vote
  12. protest march that occurred in 1963, when people gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial
  13. Jackie Robinson played this sport
Down
  1. first black president
  2. Martin Luther King was assassinated in this city
  3. first American woman to become a self-made millionaire
  4. group of nine African American students enrolled in an all white high school
  5. famous bus boycott took place in this city
  6. civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States
  7. first black performer to win an Academy Award
  8. this amendment ended slavery in 1865
  9. first African American woman to travel in space
  10. black slave who led slave rebellions
  11. refused to give up her seat to a white passenger
  12. Earl Lloyd was the first African American ___ player

25 Clues: first black presidentJackie Robinson played this sportauthor of famous poem Still I Risethis amendment ended slavery in 1865black slave who led slave rebellionsfamous bus boycott took place in this cityestablished the Underground Railroad in 1849first black performer to win an Academy Awardfirst scholar to study African-American history...

Black History Month 2020-02-29

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. the state of being inferior in quality or insufficient in amount.
  2. the quality of being dedicated or committed to a task or purpose.
  3. behavior involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.
  4. the action or an act of abolishing a system, practice, or institution.
  5. restricted or limited to the person, group, or area concerned.
  6. belonging to the past, not the present.
  7. a thing that blocks one's way or prevents or hinders progress.
  8. a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.
  9. the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint.
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  1. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
  2. just behavior or treatment.
  3. the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities.
  4. a person who preaches, especially a minister of religion.
  5. the policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.
  6. dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.
  7. an act of violent or open resistance to an established government or ruler.
  8. prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control.
  9. the action or state of setting someone or something apart from other people or things or being set apart.
  10. prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one's own race is superior.
  11. the action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or to force them to do or say something, or for the pleasure of the person inflicting the pain.

20 Clues: just behavior or treatment.belonging to the past, not the present.prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control.a person who preaches, especially a minister of religion.National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries....

Black History Month 2020-02-27

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. The act of treating everyone the same, no matter their race, ethnicity, gender, etc..
  2. an opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience
  3. The first African American president
  4. categorized groups based on their qualities and appearance
  5. he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York,
  6. The rebirth of art and music in new york.
  7. the rights given to any citizen.
  8. The first African American president
  9. The month where Black History month occurs
  10. laws that enforced racial segregation in the South.
  11. Her book was made as to the first nonfiction bestseller by an African American Women
Down
  1. the state of being a slave.
  2. the act of separating people and places due to their race
  3. Hate group, main target were African Americans
  4. the unfair treatment of people and groups based on their race
  5. a music genre named after a color.
  6. was an activist who is best known for his, "I have a dream" speech he told in the Washington march.
  7. a black American
  8. movement of 6 million African Americans out of the South to North
  9. was an abolitionist, they helped slaves escape threw underground tunnels.
  10. Best known for refusing to sit in the back of the bus after being told by a white person.
  11. A type of genre that was very common and classical back then.

22 Clues: a black Americanthe state of being a slave.the rights given to any citizen.a music genre named after a color.The first African American presidentThe first African American presidentThe rebirth of art and music in new york.The month where Black History month occursHate group, main target were African Americans...

Black History Month 2021-02-02

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. African American Muslim Minister assassinated in 1965
  2. What did Gabby Douglas win gold for?
  3. "People will never forget how you made them feel"
  4. Theme of 2021 BHM is Black ________
  5. In 1853 first novel published by William Wells Brown The President's__________
  6. First woman to win gold in the Olympics in 1948
  7. Famous golfer and animal
  8. First NFL Black coach
  9. American Baptist Minister and leader of the Civil Right Movement (One name plus suffix)
  10. First African American President
  11. Fritz Pollard and Bobby Marshall were the first Black athletes to play in the _____
  12. First hairdresser who invented the "sew in"
  13. First colony to ban slavery
  14. Queen of Rock N Roll
  15. First Black Male Sorority
  16. In 1926 Carter G. Woodson establish _______history week
  17. Oldest Black Female Sorority
  18. escaped slavery and rescued others
  19. I Will Always Love You
  20. Eats nachos with Martha Stewart (2words)
  21. Hammerin' Hank
  22. First man to win gold in the Olympics in 1908
  23. First Black American to host a tv show (two names)
  24. First African American to publish a book of poetry in 1773
  25. Jackie Robinson played what sport
Down
  1. Began when this was abolished
  2. Famous female rappers
  3. First female to win an Oscar in 1940
  4. Hip-Hop's First Godmother
  5. GOAT in basketball
  6. Has won 23 Grand Slam singles in tennis
  7. First African American female astronaut
  8. King of Pop
  9. Refused to give up her seat on the bus
  10. Queen of Soul
  11. First artist to win a Grammy for album of the year
  12. The Hill We ______ by Amanda Gorman
  13. Prince of Bel Air
  14. First Black Woman to earn a four year college degree
  15. Lost in a helicopter crash
  16. The Greatest
  17. Which president officially recognized this month
  18. First successful rap record Rapper's Delight by The ________ Gang
  19. First male to win an Oscar in 1964
  20. First WNBA player
  21. Whose birthday influenced the choice of month
  22. Current owner of WW

47 Clues: King of PopThe GreatestQueen of SoulHammerin' HankPrince of Bel AirFirst WNBA playerGOAT in basketballCurrent owner of WWQueen of Rock N RollFamous female rappersFirst NFL Black coachI Will Always Love YouFamous golfer and animalHip-Hop's First GodmotherFirst Black Male SororityLost in a helicopter crashFirst colony to ban slavery...

Black History Month 2021-02-03

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Do, ___, fa, sol,la, ti, do: 2 wds.
  2. Hit the mall
  3. Identical brother or sister
  4. Milky white gem
  5. ___ Renaissance (period of black literary renewal)
  6. Popular place for a tattoo
  7. What Mrs. Parks refused to give up
  8. Civil rights heroine Parks
  9. ___ de Janeiro, Brazil
  10. Sight in the night sky
  11. Horse’s pace
  12. ___ bear(stuffed animal)
  13. Shirley Chisholm was the first black woman elected to this, in 1968: Abbr.
  14. Causes to say “Wow!”
  15. “The Color Purple” author Walker
  16. Important time period
  17. Droops
  18. Give careful attention to
  19. Relating to sound
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  1. Insects that eat clothes
  2. ___ the Grouch
  3. Foot part
  4. “Rudolph the Red-___ Reindeer”
  5. Slave who was the subject of a 19th-century Supreme Court case: 2 wds.
  6. Missing, like a soldier
  7. Cooling device
  8. Dog’s bark
  9. “Fame” star ___ Cara
  10. “On your mark, get ___, go!”
  11. Competed like Jesse Owens
  12. The “D” of CD or D.J.
  13. Musical dramas
  14. Suffix with Japan or Vietnam
  15. Hit with a sci-fi gun

34 Clues: DroopsFoot partDog’s barkHit the mallHorse’s pace___ the GrouchCooling deviceMusical dramasMilky white gemRelating to sound“Fame” star ___ CaraCauses to say “Wow!”The “D” of CD or D.J.Important time periodHit with a sci-fi gun___ de Janeiro, BrazilSight in the night skyMissing, like a soldierInsects that eat clothes___ bear(stuffed animal)...

Black History Month 2021-02-25

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. What did Gabby Douglas win gold for?
  2. American producer, rapper, and fashion designer
  3. Has won 23 Grand Slam singles in tennis
  4. Hammerin' Hank
  5. First successful rap record Rapper's Delight by The ________ Gang
  6. First African American President
  7. Hip-Hop's First Godmother
  8. First NFL Black coach
  9. First WNBA player
  10. Supreme court
  11. escaped slavery and rescued others
  12. Which president officially recognized this month
  13. first female vice president
  14. First Black Male Sorority
  15. In 1853 first novel published by William Wells Brown The President's__________
  16. First Black American to host a tv show (two names)
  17. Queen of Soul
  18. Family Fued
  19. African American Muslim Minister assassinated in 1965
  20. King of Pop
  21. First Black Woman to earn a four year college degree
  22. "People will never forget how you made them feel"
  23. Refused to give up her seat on the bus
  24. In 1926 Carter G. Woodson establish _______history week
  25. American Baptist Minister and leader of the Civil Right Movement (One name plus suffix)
  26. Current owner of WW
  27. GOAT in basketball
  28. I Will Always Love You
Down
  1. First female to win an Oscar in 1940
  2. Whose birthday influenced the choice of month
  3. First woman to win gold in the Olympics in 1948
  4. Prince of Bel Air
  5. Oprah's best friend
  6. America's Next Top Model
  7. First African American female astronaut
  8. The Greatest
  9. Lost in a helicopter crash
  10. Began when this was abolished
  11. Jackie Robinson played what sport
  12. Get into Good Trouble
  13. First artist to win a Grammy for album of the year
  14. Oldest Black Female Sorority
  15. First male to win an Oscar in 1964
  16. First African American to publish a book of poetry in 1773
  17. Famous golfer and animal
  18. Theme of 2021 BHM is Black ________
  19. The first female millionaire
  20. First man to win gold in the Olympics in 1908
  21. First colony to ban slavery
  22. The Hill We ______ by Amanda Gorman
  23. Queen of Rock N Roll
  24. Famous female rappers
  25. Lady Sings the Blues, Mahogany, The Wiz
  26. Fritz Pollard and Bobby Marshall were the first Black athletes to play in the _____
  27. Eats nachos with Martha Stewart (2words)
  28. First hairdresser who invented the "sew in"

56 Clues: Family FuedKing of PopThe GreatestSupreme courtQueen of SoulHammerin' HankPrince of Bel AirFirst WNBA playerGOAT in basketballOprah's best friendCurrent owner of WWQueen of Rock N RollGet into Good TroubleFirst NFL Black coachFamous female rappersI Will Always Love YouAmerica's Next Top ModelFamous golfer and animalHip-Hop's First Godmother...

Black history month 2021-02-27

Black history month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. -enslaved African-American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife
  2. -Malcolm X was an African American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement.
  3. -The crooner of "The Thrill Is Gone" and "Sweet Sixteen" transformed American music
  4. -“I Have a Dream” speech
  5. -an American educator, author, orator, and adviser to multiple presidents of the United States.
  6. -first African-American Secretary of State.
  7. -an American diplomat, political scientist, civil servant, and professor who is the current director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
  8. -American-born French dancer and singer who symbolized the beauty and vitality of Black American culture
  9. -Jamaica political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator.
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  1. -sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-African, author, writer and editor.
  2. -activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott.
  3. -wrote poem i know why caged birds sing
  4. - the first African-American author of a published book of poetry.
  5. -He was the most prominent black scientist of the early 20th century
  6. -She portrayed racial struggles in the early-1900s American South
  7. -Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some 13 missions to rescue approximately 70 enslaved people, including family and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.
  8. -poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri.
  9. -He was the first black Brigadier general in the United States Air Force.
  10. -First black president
  11. -an American investigative journalist, educator, and early leader in the civil rights movement.

20 Clues: -First black president-“I Have a Dream” speech-wrote poem i know why caged birds sing-first African-American Secretary of State.-She portrayed racial struggles in the early-1900s American South- the first African-American author of a published book of poetry.-He was the most prominent black scientist of the early 20th century...

Black History Month 2017-03-09

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Reid film director best known for his roles in prime time American television programs, such as Venus Flytrap on WKRP
  2. Inverson American retired professional basketball player who played for 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association
  3. Elliot "Misdemeanor" Elliott, is an American rapper, dancer, and record producer.
  4. Scott first went to trial to sue for his freedom in 1847.
  5. T Washington American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States.
  6. Douglas American artistic gymnast. She was a member of the United States women's national gymnastics team
  7. Smith American football defensive end for the Buffalo Bills and the Washington Redskins of the National Football Leagu
  8. Fitzgerald American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella.
  9. Ashe American World No. 1 professional tennis player
  10. Underwood He played headstrong attorney Jonathan Rollins on the NBC legal drama L.A. Law for seven years
Down
  1. Williams singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and film producer. Williams and Chad Hugo make up the record production duo The Neptunes
  2. E. Bowser Union spy during the Civil War. She was an American former slave and worked in connection with Elizabeth Van Lew
  3. Walker American teacher and businesswoman. Walker was the first female bank president of any race to charter a bank in the United States.
  4. Wilson American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League
  5. Burress American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers eighth overall in the 2000 NFL Draf
  6. Johns American civil rights leader-pioneer and the niece of one of the "fathers of the Civil Rights Movement," Vernon Johns.
  7. W. Hill His work against racial discrimination helped end the doctrine of "separate but equal.
  8. Bailey she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946
  9. African American educator and author. He served as an administrator at Hampton Institute
  10. Sampson A 7-foot-4 phenom, three-time College Player of the Year, and first selection in the 1983 NBA

20 Clues: Ashe American World No. 1 professional tennis playerScott first went to trial to sue for his freedom in 1847.Bailey she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in 1946Elliot "Misdemeanor" Elliott, is an American rapper, dancer, and record producer.African American educator and author. He served as an administrator at Hampton Institute...

Black History Month 2019-02-02

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. inventor of the AC starter generator and two cycle engine
  2. the king of pop
  3. inventor of the helicopter
  4. scored 100 points in a single NBA game
  5. the first African American woman to have her screen play produced into a film
  6. the goat of basketball
  7. founded one of the first African American schools in Tuskegee, AL
  8. invented the elevator
  9. invented the traffic light and the gas mask
  10. the first African American justice
  11. eleven rings
  12. wrote the famous speech "i have a dream"
  13. invented the refrigerator
  14. known as the "Moses of her people" she led over 300 slaves to freedom
  15. invented the Mop
  16. refused to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man
  17. invented home security system
Down
  1. first African American in Baseball
  2. aka Shabazz
  3. the greatest boxer of all time
  4. invented the lawnmower
  5. inventor of the telephone transmitter and system
  6. invented the first clock in America, and contributed largely to the design of Washington D.C.
  7. first African American president
  8. an African American woman's activist who wrote the famous speech ain't i a woman
  9. created 300 products with peanuts
  10. the first African American Woman poet
  11. a famous abolitionist who wrote many books describing his life through slavery
  12. the first African American in space
  13. first African American in the NBA
  14. second African American is Baseball
  15. first African American to win the Grand Slam title

32 Clues: aka Shabazzeleven ringsthe king of popinvented the Mopinvented the elevatorinvented the lawnmowerthe goat of basketballinvented the refrigeratorinventor of the helicopterinvented home security systemthe greatest boxer of all timefirst African American presidentcreated 300 products with peanutsfirst African American in the NBA...

Black History Month 2022-02-18

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Famous Philanthropist with a talk show
  2. Musical form born out of the blues
  3. First African-American Supreme Court Justice
  4. first African American to win an Academy Award
  5. Singer/songwriter of "Isn't She Lovely"
  6. First black recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
  7. Conductor of the Underground Railroad
  8. The 'King of Pop'
  9. Father of Black History
  10. This amendment abolished slavery
  11. Musician nicknamed "Satchmo"
  12. First African American world heavyweight boxing champion
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  1. First African-American President in U.S. history
  2. Hit single "What's Going On"
  3. Bus Boycott location
  4. Black History Month
  5. "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"
  6. "Emancipation Proclamation"
  7. "I Have a Dream Speech"
  8. First African-American in MLB
  9. Founder of Famous Amos cookies
  10. Four time gold medalist in Berlin
  11. First state to abolish slavery
  12. First black woman in Congress

24 Clues: The 'King of Pop'Black History MonthBus Boycott location"I Have a Dream Speech"Father of Black History"Emancipation Proclamation"Hit single "What's Going On"Musician nicknamed "Satchmo"First African-American in MLBFirst black woman in CongressFounder of Famous Amos cookiesFirst state to abolish slaveryThis amendment abolished slavery...

Black History Month 2022-02-28

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. The state of being free from outside controlb
  2. American contemporary painter and silhouettist
  3. First black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  4. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  5. The first African-American US president.
  6. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  7. I have a _____
  8. 49th vice president
  9. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  10. American poet, writer, and professor.
  11. A form of helping each other
  12. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  13. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
  14. American astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  15. A movement that began in July 2013
Down
  1. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  2. Professional tennis player
  3. Black History Month
  4. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  5. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  6. First black woman to work for NASA
  7. never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.
  8. Frequent use of your imagination*
  9. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  10. American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  11. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
  12. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  13. Created and performed the Madea character
  14. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  15. The state of being equal
  16. The quality of being fair and impartial.

31 Clues: I have a _____Black History Month49th vice presidentThe state of being equalProfessional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"Frequent use of your imagination*First black woman to work for NASAA movement that began in July 2013American poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009...

Black History Month 2022-02-03

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. 1st black woman principal dancer
  2. actor of Adonis Creed
  3. first african-american president
  4. 2016 gymnastics all around gold
  5. will smith's ex wife
  6. played Marty in Madagascar
  7. "Fly like a butterfly..."
  8. most PGA tour victories
  9. when the saints go marching in
  10. olympian known as flo-jo
  11. threw footballs "to the moon"
  12. owns rainbow push organization
  13. convinced lincoln to be in war
  14. peanut farmer
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  1. "brown girl dreaming"
  2. wrote "out of my mind"
  3. when the saints go marching in
  4. underground railroad conductor
  5. broke color barriers in the MLB
  6. woman pioneer at NASA
  7. "a fresh prince of bel-air"
  8. 1993 PBA title winner
  9. famous black woman entertainer

23 Clues: peanut farmerwill smith's ex wife"brown girl dreaming"actor of Adonis Creedwoman pioneer at NASA1993 PBA title winnerwrote "out of my mind"most PGA tour victoriesolympian known as flo-jo"Fly like a butterfly..."played Marty in Madagascar"a fresh prince of bel-air"threw footballs "to the moon"when the saints go marching in...

Black History Month 2022-02-25

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. WWE wrestler
  2. race equality protest
  3. first black baseball player
  4. NBA player and actor
  5. first black NBA player
  6. first black soccer player
  7. gave black men right to vote
  8. south states
  9. Singer known as the queen of soul
  10. WWE wrestler servered in military
  11. March on Washington
  12. against slavery
  13. Obama's vice president
  14. 16th president
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  1. pro basketball and baseball player
  2. hated and harassed slaves
  3. end of slavery in texas
  4. first black lacrosse player
  5. she refused to give up her seat on the bus
  6. ended slavery
  7. wanted slavery
  8. first black hockey player
  9. states can't take away rights
  10. an unpaid servant
  11. helped free slaves
  12. wwe wrestler
  13. 1st black president
  14. first black tennis player
  15. WWE wrestler
  16. comedian and actor

30 Clues: WWE wrestlerwwe wrestlersouth statesWWE wrestlerended slaverywanted slavery16th presidentagainst slaveryan unpaid servanthelped free slavescomedian and actor1st black presidentMarch on WashingtonNBA player and actorrace equality protestfirst black NBA playerObama's vice presidentend of slavery in texashated and harassed slaves...

Black History Month 2022-02-25

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. WWE wrestler
  2. race equality protest
  3. first black baseball player
  4. NBA player and actor
  5. first black NBA player
  6. first black soccer player
  7. gave black men right to vote
  8. south states
  9. Singer known as the queen of soul
  10. WWE wrestler servered in military
  11. March on Washington
  12. against slavery
  13. Obama's vice president
  14. 16th president
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  1. pro basketball and baseball player
  2. hated and harassed slaves
  3. end of slavery in texas
  4. first black lacrosse player
  5. she refused to give up her seat on the bus
  6. ended slavery
  7. wanted slavery
  8. first black hockey player
  9. states can't take away rights
  10. an unpaid servant
  11. helped free slaves
  12. wwe wrestler
  13. 1st black president
  14. first black tennis player
  15. WWE wrestler
  16. comedian and actor

30 Clues: WWE wrestlerwwe wrestlersouth statesWWE wrestlerended slaverywanted slavery16th presidentagainst slaveryan unpaid servanthelped free slavescomedian and actor1st black presidentMarch on WashingtonNBA player and actorrace equality protestfirst black NBA playerObama's vice presidentend of slavery in texashated and harassed slaves...

Black History Month 2022-02-09

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. The state of being free from outside controlb
  2. American contemporary painter and silhouettist
  3. First black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  4. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  5. The first African-American US president.
  6. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  7. I have a _____
  8. 49th vice president
  9. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  10. American poet, writer, and professor.
  11. A form of helping each other
  12. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  13. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
  14. American astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  15. A movement that began in July 2013
Down
  1. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  2. Professional tennis player
  3. Black History Month
  4. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  5. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  6. First black woman to work for NASA
  7. never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.
  8. Frequent use of your imagination*
  9. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  10. American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  11. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
  12. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  13. Created and performed the Madea character
  14. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  15. The state of being equal
  16. The quality of being fair and impartial.

31 Clues: I have a _____Black History Month49th vice presidentThe state of being equalProfessional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"Frequent use of your imagination*First black woman to work for NASAA movement that began in July 2013American poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009...

Black History Month 2022-02-09

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  2. The first African-American US president.
  3. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  4. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  5. Created and performed the Madea character
  6. The state of being equal
  7. American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  8. The state of being free from outside controlb
  9. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  10. never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.
  11. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  12. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  13. American contemporary painter and silhouettist
  14. A movement that began in July 2013
Down
  1. American astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  2. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  3. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  4. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  5. American poet, writer, and professor.
  6. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  7. Professional tennis player
  8. First black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  9. Black History Month
  10. First black woman to work for NASA
  11. Frequent use of your imagination in an artistic way
  12. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  13. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
  14. A form of helping each other
  15. 49th vice president
  16. I have a _____
  17. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist

31 Clues: I have a _____Black History Month49th vice presidentThe state of being equalProfessional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"First black woman to work for NASAA movement that began in July 2013American poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009The first African-American US president....

Black History Month 2022-02-09

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. First black woman to work for NASA
  2. I have a _____
  3. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  4. The state of being equal
  5. A movement that began in July 2013
  6. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
  7. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  8. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  9. A form of helping each other
  10. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  11. Frequent use of your imagination*
Down
  1. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  2. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  3. 49th vice president
  4. The first African-American US president.
  5. Black History Month
  6. American poet, writer, and professor.
  7. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  8. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  9. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
  10. The state of being free from outside controlb
  11. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"

22 Clues: I have a _____49th vice presidentBlack History MonthThe state of being equalA form of helping each otherFrequent use of your imagination*First black woman to work for NASAA movement that began in July 2013American poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009The first African-American US president....

Black History Month 2022-02-10

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  2. The first African-American US president.
  3. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  4. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  5. Created and performed the Madea character
  6. The state of being equal
  7. American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  8. The state of being free from outside controlb
  9. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  10. Quote: "never be limited by other people's limited imaginations."
  11. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  12. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  13. American contemporary painter and silhouettist
  14. A movement that began in July 2013
Down
  1. American astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  2. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  3. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  4. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  5. American poet, writer, and professor.
  6. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  7. Professional tennis player
  8. First black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  9. Black History Month
  10. First black woman to work for NASA
  11. Frequent use of your imagination in an artistic way
  12. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  13. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
  14. A form of helping each other
  15. 49th vice president
  16. I have a _____
  17. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist

31 Clues: I have a _____Black History Month49th vice presidentThe state of being equalProfessional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"First black woman to work for NASAA movement that began in July 2013American poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009The first African-American US president....

Black History Month 2022-02-14

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  2. The first African-American US president.
  3. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  4. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  5. Created and performed the Madea character
  6. The state of being equal
  7. American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  8. The state of being free from outside controlb
  9. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  10. Quote: "never be limited by other people's limited imaginations."
  11. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  12. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  13. American contemporary painter and silhouettist
  14. A movement that began in July 2013
Down
  1. American astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  2. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  3. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  4. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  5. American poet, writer, and professor.
  6. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  7. Professional tennis player
  8. First black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  9. Black History Month
  10. First black woman to work for NASA
  11. Frequent use of your imagination in an artistic way
  12. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  13. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
  14. A form of helping each other
  15. 49th vice president of the United States
  16. I have a _____
  17. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist

31 Clues: I have a _____Black History MonthThe state of being equalProfessional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"First black woman to work for NASAA movement that began in July 2013American poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009The first African-American US president....

Black History Month 2022-02-14

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  2. Created and performed the Madea character
  3. A music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  4. A trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  5. An american astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  6. A woman known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  7. A movement that began in July 2013
  8. An american singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
  9. Quote: "never be limited by other people's limited imaginations."
  10. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  11. The 49th vice president of the United States
  12. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  13. A form of helping each other
Down
  1. The state of being equal
  2. A prominent activist who was a former slave
  3. The state of being free from outside controlb
  4. I have a _____
  5. Black History Month
  6. The best selling artist in the US for 2009
  7. Quote: "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  8. A professional tennis player
  9. A mathematician who calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  10. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  11. An american poet, writer, and professor.
  12. An american poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  13. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  14. The first black woman to work for NASA
  15. Frequent use of your imagination in an artistic way
  16. The first African-American US president.
  17. The first black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  18. An american contemporary painter and silhouettist

31 Clues: I have a _____Black History MonthThe state of being equalA professional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"A movement that began in July 2013The first black woman to work for NASAAn american poet, writer, and professor.The first African-American US president.The quality of being fair and impartial....

Black History Month 2023-01-06

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. In 1967, ten Torontonians - all with a common West Indian heritage - founded what popular cultural festival
  2. Dr. Maulana Karenga
  3. December 1, 1995
  4. Where MLK give his "I Have a Dream" speech
  5. The route used by slaves in the American South to escape to Canada
  6. First African American to win Nobel Peace Prize
  7. broke three track and field World Records in 45 minutes at Ohio State
  8. First black woman to win an Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actress in Drama Series
  9. "I have a dream"
  10. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Down
  1. Refused to leave the white only section in movie theater in New Glasglow
  2. The most decorated American gymnast
  3. The first African American Major League Baseball player
  4. America's first self-made female millionaire
  5. Howard University's first female law student and became the first Black woman lawyer in 1872
  6. A group that challenged public segregation and launched voter registration drives for African Americans in 1942 (acronym)
  7. First Black Miss. America
  8. The faster runner in the world
  9. Where the evolution of jazz music began
  10. The first Black child to integrate into an all white public elementary school

20 Clues: December 1, 1995"I have a dream"Dr. Maulana KarengaFirst Black Miss. AmericaThe faster runner in the worldI Know Why the Caged Bird SingsThe most decorated American gymnastWhere the evolution of jazz music beganWhere MLK give his "I Have a Dream" speechAmerica's first self-made female millionaireFirst African American to win Nobel Peace Prize...

Black History Month 2023-01-25

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. georgewashingtoncarver
  2. lloydray
  3. jameswest
  4. mariebrown
  5. georgecrum
  6. johnpurdy
  7. altheagibson
  8. lewislatimer
  9. georgesampson
  10. percyjulian
  11. fredrickjones
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  1. bessiecoleman
  2. garrettmorgan
  3. lonniejohnson
  4. alexandermiles
  5. colinpowell
  6. benaminbanneker
  7. ThomasElkins
  8. madamecjwalker
  9. bank charlesdrew
  10. richardspikes
  11. alfredcralle

22 Clues: lloydrayjameswestjohnpurdymariebrowngeorgecrumcolinpowellpercyjulianThomasElkinsaltheagibsonlewislatimeralfredcrallebessiecolemangarrettmorganlonniejohnsonrichardspikesgeorgesampsonfredrickjonesalexandermilesmadamecjwalkerbenaminbannekerbank charlesdrewgeorgewashingtoncarver

Black History Month 2023-02-02

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. What is the acronym for Historically Black Colleges and Universities?
  2. For her role as Mammy in this movie, Hattie McDaniel won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1940, becoming the first African American to win an Oscar.
  3. Madam C.J. Walker was an African American entrepreneur who became America's first female self-made millionaire. Her company, Madam C.J. Walker company, specialized in this.
  4. The 2023 Black History Month theme.
  5. This song, written by Sylvia Robinson and performed by Sugar Hill Gang, was the first commercially successful rap song.
  6. Scientist and mathematician, Benjamin Banneker, is credited with helping to design this for Washington, D.C.
  7. This was the development of the Harlem neighborhood in NYC as a Black cultural mecca in the early 20th century.
  8. Acronym for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
  9. What was the first colony to ban slavery?
  10. Born out of blues, ragtime, and marching bands, this type of African American musical form originated in Louisiana.
  11. The Brooklyn MLB team Jackie Robinson played for.
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  1. The first African American to win an Olympic gold medal.
  2. The first Black student to go to an all-white elementary school in the south.
  3. The holiday celebrated every June 19th which honors the day enslaved people were finally emancipated in the U.S.
  4. Hank Aaron began his MLB career with this Milwaukee-based team.
  5. Thurgood Marshall was the first African American justice appointed to this in 1967.
  6. How many countries celebrate Black History Month?
  7. Who was the founder of what was then known as Negro History Week?
  8. The 6888th Battalion was an all-Black, all-female unit of the military that delivered this to WWII troops across England.
  9. Of the 3 marches from Selma to Montgomery, only the last made it all the way to Montgomery, which paved the way for this Act in 1965.
  10. Hiram Rhodes Revels is famous for being the first African American elected to what?
  11. Which US president designated Black History Month as a national observance?
  12. U.S. Black History Month is celebrated in which month of the year?
  13. Where was Negro History Week first observed? (hint: university)

24 Clues: The 2023 Black History Month theme.What was the first colony to ban slavery?How many countries celebrate Black History Month?The Brooklyn MLB team Jackie Robinson played for.The first African American to win an Olympic gold medal.Hank Aaron began his MLB career with this Milwaukee-based team....

Black History Month 2023-02-13

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. bridge called on Bloody Sunday
  2. Harris First Woman and First Black Vice President
  3. "I Will Always Love You", "I Wanna Dance With Somebody", "How Will I Know"
  4. 1794 Founder of African Methodist Episcopal Church
  5. Major Figure Killed in February 1965
  6. 44th US President
  7. High School that Integrated in 1957
  8. October 1955 Largest Demonstration
  9. First Female and Black self made Billionaire
  10. First Black Woman Actor to Win an Oscar
  11. First Black Billionaire
  12. Black Star of "Lilies of the Field", "Who's Coming to Dinner", and "To Sir With Love"
  13. Head of the Black Panther Party
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  1. First Black Woman to Run For President in 1972
  2. Motown Hit by Marv Johnson
  3. "Tight Rope", "Dance Apocalyptic", "Q.U.E.E.N", "I Like That", "Make Me Feel"
  4. Most Famous Speech in 1963
  5. March in 1965
  6. College Richard Theodore Greener Attended
  7. First Black Astronaut
  8. "What's Love Got to Do With It", "I Don't Wanna Fight", "The Best"
  9. Woman who started the December 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott
  10. March 6, 1857 Case

23 Clues: March in 196544th US PresidentMarch 6, 1857 CaseFirst Black AstronautFirst Black BillionaireMotown Hit by Marv JohnsonMost Famous Speech in 1963bridge called on Bloody SundayHead of the Black Panther PartyOctober 1955 Largest DemonstrationHigh School that Integrated in 1957Major Figure Killed in February 1965First Black Woman Actor to Win an Oscar...

Black History Month 2023-03-07

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Baker: She was an African-American dancer, singer and actress renowned worldwide in the 1920s and 1930s. Additionally, she worked as a civil rights activist and spy for France during World War II.
  2. X: Malcolm X was an African-American Muslim minister and civil rights advocate who promoted black nationalism, self-defense, and separation from white society. Tragically, he was assassinated in 1965.
  3. Tubman: She was an African-American abolitionist and political activist who helped enslaved people escape to freedom through the Underground Railroad. Additionally, she served as a spy for the Union army during the Civil War and championed women's suffrage rights.
  4. Luther King Jr.: An African-American Baptist minister and civil rights activist, King played a significant role in the American civil rights movement. He is best remembered for his involvement with the Montgomery Bus Boycott, March on Washington, and his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech.
  5. Hughes: An African-American poet, novelist, and playwright who played a pivotal role in the Harlem Renaissance--a cultural movement that occurred between 1920s and 1930s.
  6. Neale Hurston: She was an African-American author and anthropologist renowned for her role in the Harlem Renaissance movement. Her most renowned work is "Their Eyes Were Watching God," published in 1957.
  7. T. Washington: An African-American educator, author and advisor to presidents. He founded Tuskegee Institute - a school for African-Americans - and promoted vocational training and economic advancement as means to achieving racial equality.
  8. DuBois: He was an African-American sociologist, historian, and civil rights advocate. He was the first African-American to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard University and co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
  9. Rice: She is an African-American political scientist, diplomat and pianist who served as the 66th United States Secretary of State under President George W. Bush.
  10. Obama: An African-American politician and attorney who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He was the first African-American to hold this office.
  11. B. Wells: She was an African-American investigative journalist, educator and civil rights activist renowned for her documentation of and exposure of lynching in America.
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  1. Wheatley: She was an African-American poet born into slavery and brought to the United States from West Africa as a child. In 1773, she published her first book of poetry entitled "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral."
  2. Garvey: Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican-born African-American leader who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). He promoted black nationalism and supported a "Back to Africa" movement.
  3. Angelou: She was an African-American poet, writer, and civil rights activist renowned for her autobiographical book "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," which chronicled her childhood experiences of racism and trauma.
  4. Powell: An African-American retired four-star general in the United States Army and politician, Powell was the first African-American to serve as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush.
  5. Parks: An African-American civil rights activist who refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus to a white person in 1955. Her act of resistance ignited the Montgomery Bus Boycott and cemented Rosa Parks' place as one of the iconic figures of the civil rights movement.
  6. Washington Carver: An African-American scientist, botanist and inventor renowned for his work with peanuts and other crops, Carver was also a passionate supporter of racial equality and education.
  7. Scott: An enslaved African-American man sought freedom in the landmark Dred Scott v. Sandford case, but was ultimately unsuccessful because the Supreme Court held that African-Americans could not be considered U.S. citizens.
  8. O. Davis: An African-American general in the United States Air Force and first African-American general officer in United States Armed Forces.
  9. King: He was an African-American blues guitarist and singer renowned for being one of the greatest guitarists ever. Additionally, King was a civil rights activist, receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2006.

20 Clues: O. Davis: An African-American general in the United States Air Force and first African-American general officer in United States Armed Forces.Rice: She is an African-American political scientist, diplomat and pianist who served as the 66th United States Secretary of State under President George W. Bush....

Black History Month 2024-01-31

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Where was the Bus Boycott that sparked the Civil Rights Movement
  2. City the became a focal point of the Civil Rights Movement due to violent confrontations
  3. First African American to win a Grammy
  4. First Female African American self-made millionaire by creating a line of haircare products for African American women
  5. Voter _____ is a term used to describe the practice of denying African Americans the right to vote through discriminatory tactics
  6. First African American to play Major League Baseball
  7. Woman who famously gave up her seat on a segregated bus before Rosa Parks
  8. Dance and Music style that originated in black communities in New Orleans
Down
  1. Youngest African American to win a Nobel Prize, Famous "I Had a Dream" Speech
  2. First Black Supreme Court Justice
  3. Holiday celebrated Dec. 26th that focuses on African Heritage and Cultural Reformation
  4. Music genre emerging in early 20th century combining elements of African and European music traditions
  5. Who was involved in an event that sparked a year-long bus boycott
  6. First African American mayor of Atlanta
  7. ______ Vs. Board of Education declared segregation in public schools unconstitutional
  8. Renowned Black Singer and Pianist who was the first to host a TV show
  9. "King of jazz"
  10. Poet and Activist who wrote "Still I Rise"
  11. In 1974, the Civil Rights Act outlawed rachial ____ in public places
  12. First Black President of the US
  13. First President to recognize Black History Month
  14. Activist and leader of the Nation of Islam advocated for black nationalism and self-defense

22 Clues: "King of jazz"First Black President of the USFirst Black Supreme Court JusticeFirst African American to win a GrammyFirst African American mayor of AtlantaPoet and Activist who wrote "Still I Rise"First President to recognize Black History MonthFirst African American to play Major League Baseball...

Black History Month 2024-02-01

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. Which Executive Order prohibited discrimination in the defense industry?
  2. How many days did the Montgomery Bus Boycott last for?
  3. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted citizenship and equal rights to formerly enslaved people?
  4. How many times was Martin Luther King Jr. imprisoned?
  5. Who was dubbed the Father of Ice Cream because he revolutionized the ice cream making process? (Hint: last name)
  6. Which American author, poet and civil rights activist, rose to prominence with the publication of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” in 1969? (Hint: last name)
  7. The ___________ was the widespread migration of African Americans in the 20th century from rural communities in the South to large cities in the North and West.
  8. The ___-____ rule was a legal principle of racial classification that was prominent in the 20th-century United States which asserted that any person with even one ancestor of black ancestry is considered black.
  9. Who was the first African American person in space? (Hint: last name)
  10. Dr. Charles Richard Drew developed improved techniques for blood storage leading to the development of large scale ______.
  11. The ______ were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated Southern United States in 1961 and subsequent years to challenge prevalent attitudes in racially segregated towns.
  12. African American inventor Marie Van Brittan Brown contributed to a safer society with her invention of the first home ______________.
  13. The American _____ War was fought between the United States of America and the Confederate States of America.
  14. Who was the first African American to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court? (Hint: last name)
  15. The ______ laws were a collection of state and local statutes that legalized racial segregation.
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  1. When was the Exclamation Proclamation issued? (Hint: year)
  2. When was the first slave from Africa brought to colonial North America? (Hint: year)
  3. The ______ were the first African American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps who earned more than 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.
  4. Who was the first African American woman to fly in space? (Hint: last name)
  5. George Washington Carver was an agricultural scientist and inventor who promoted alternative crops to ______ and methods to prevent soil depletion.
  6. Rosa Parks' refusal to yield her seat on the bus to a white man on December 1, 1955, sparked the ________________________ boycott.
  7. George Speck Crum, famed chef of Native American and Black heritage, is credited with the invention of _____________.
  8. Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was the first African American woman to earn a ____________ degree in the United States.
  9. Dr. Mark Dean was a computer scientist and engineer who helped develop color PC monitor and first gigahertz chip at ______.
  10. Who developed and patented America's first automatic clothes dryer? (Hint: last name)

25 Clues: How many times was Martin Luther King Jr. imprisoned?How many days did the Montgomery Bus Boycott last for?When was the Exclamation Proclamation issued? (Hint: year)Who was the first African American person in space? (Hint: last name)Which Executive Order prohibited discrimination in the defense industry?...

Black History Month 2024-02-15

Black History Month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. refused to give up her seat on a bus
  2. black associate justice of supreme court
  3. american football player
  4. first black lady of united states
  5. black professional boxer
  6. took part in civil war and reconstruction
  7. understanding of the difference between one thing and another
  8. american sailor and stevedore
  9. the color skin you have
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  1. forced work of blacks
  2. american abolitionist and social activist
  3. able to do anything and right to do anything
  4. first african american grad student in mathematics
  5. "i have a dream"
  6. american journalist and educator
  7. first african american president
  8. a month to celebrate the black peoples attributions
  9. treating black or different color differently than whites
  10. separation between white and black
  11. personal rights guaranteed and protected

20 Clues: "i have a dream"forced work of blacksthe color skin you haveamerican football playerblack professional boxeramerican sailor and stevedoreamerican journalist and educatorfirst african american presidentfirst black lady of united statesseparation between white and blackrefused to give up her seat on a busblack associate justice of supreme court...

Black history month 2024-02-13

Black history month crossword puzzle
Across
  1. First African-American president
  2. Botanist and inventor known to be a peanut genius
  3. First Lady from 2009-2017
  4. Abolitionist worked on the Underground Railroad
  5. was one of the foremost leaders of the abolitionist movement
  6. gave the 'Ain't I A Woman' speech
  7. First Hall of fame African-American basketball player
  8. was an almanac author astronomer and mathematician
  9. Famous for not moving to the back of the bus
  10. One of the first African-American poets whose works were published.
  11. early pioneer in the field of civil aviation in the United States.
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  1. Olympic sprinter battled polio at a young age
  2. Talk-show host of her own TV show
  3. Gave the 'I have a dream' speech
  4. First African-American Supreme court justice
  5. Famous baseball player was the first African-American player to be in Major League
  6. First African-American student to attend an all-white public elementary school in the South
  7. Spent 27 years in prison in South Africa, but went on to become the country's first black president
  8. Angelou's Famous poet wrote the "And Still I Rise" repetition poem
  9. First African-American to earn a doctorate degree from an American university

20 Clues: First Lady from 2009-2017First African-American presidentGave the 'I have a dream' speechTalk-show host of her own TV showgave the 'Ain't I A Woman' speechFirst African-American Supreme court justiceFamous for not moving to the back of the busOlympic sprinter battled polio at a young ageAbolitionist worked on the Underground Railroad...

Black History Month 2024-02-12

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  1. Activist for African American rights
  2. A human rights activist known for his work during the Civil Rights Movement
  3. American author who is considered the first African-American author of a published book of poetry
  4. Recruited Black men to fight in the U.S. Army
  5. First person to discover the North Pole
  6. Former president of Haiti
  7. First Black millionaire
  8. American professional tennis player
  9. African American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political and social activist
  10. A former American football quarterback and American civil rights activist
  11. Helped free slaves after escaping
  12. The creator of multiple culture-changing TV series whose work includes stimulating a modern Black media renaissance.
  13. American poet, and civil rights activist
  14. The first African-American woman to hold a pilot license
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  1. First Black woman appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States
  2. Led the movement to end segregation
  3. The first African-American to serve as First Lady of the United States
  4. Singer, designer, businesswoman of Fenty Beauty
  5. Didn't get up from her seat on the bus before Rosa Parks did
  6. Human rights activist who was a prominent figure during the civil rights movement

20 Clues: First Black millionaireFormer president of HaitiHelped free slaves after escapingLed the movement to end segregationAmerican professional tennis playerActivist for African American rightsFirst person to discover the North PoleAmerican poet, and civil rights activistRecruited Black men to fight in the U.S. Army...

Black History Month 2015-02-15

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. active protests where individuals sat inside of places that were segregated against blacks
  2. activist who believed in achieving rights for blacks "by any means necessary"
  3. a group of individuals who work for the advancement of colored people
  4. a radical change brought about through endurance of a process
  5. traditional songs used in Praise and Worship
  6. first African American president
  7. a group of active men and women who openly supported black rights
  8. those who helped slaves escape to freedom
  9. holiday celebrating when slaves were pronounced free by Union soldiers in 1863
  10. notable poet; arose during the Harlem Renaissance
  11. liberation
  12. a musical culture that created new language, clothing, and ideas through rhymes and rhythms
  13. practice that used to segregate blacks in the United States
  14. individual human rights due to all
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  1. first African American woman to actively refuse secondary treatment on a segregated bus system
  2. freedom from enslavement
  3. term used to identify the essence of black culture
  4. the combining of people, places, or things into one
  5. taught equality; taught through the "I Have a Dream" speech
  6. genre of music that emerged during the roaring twenties featuring strong instrumental pieces
  7. to actively stop the use of or participation of something to bring about change
  8. field work many freed slaves did post emancipation
  9. equal treatment or grounds of action
  10. African instrument used traditionally to imitate a heart beat
  11. acronym for historically black institutions of higher learning

25 Clues: liberationfreedom from enslavementfirst African American presidentindividual human rights due to allequal treatment or grounds of actionthose who helped slaves escape to freedomtraditional songs used in Praise and Worshipnotable poet; arose during the Harlem Renaissanceterm used to identify the essence of black culture...

Black History Month 2018-02-20

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. Actor
  2. first female billionaire
  3. violent civil rights activist
  4. Former NBA player, great shoes
  5. First African American to be granted a patent
  6. Novelist and social critic
  7. "Satchmo" jazz musician
  8. Wrote "Roots"
  9. American botanist and inventor
  10. 3 time FIFA world cup champ
  11. First African American woman to earn a PHD from MIT
  12. Cocreator of the IBM personal computer
  13. Fastest man alive
  14. "Sister Act"
  15. First female millionaire in America
  16. "Single Ladies"
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  1. "Underground Railroad"
  2. Possibly the best boxer ever
  3. African American abolitionist, writer, statesman
  4. Famous performer and guitarist
  5. His inventions were used by NASA
  6. Leader of the American civil rights movement
  7. Created the Home Security System
  8. "Black Panther"
  9. "King of Pop"
  10. The last POTUS
  11. Influenced the start of the civil rights movement
  12. Female writer and poet

28 Clues: Actor"Sister Act"Wrote "Roots""King of Pop"The last POTUS"Black Panther""Single Ladies"Fastest man alive"Underground Railroad"Female writer and poet"Satchmo" jazz musicianfirst female billionaireNovelist and social critic3 time FIFA world cup champPossibly the best boxer everviolent civil rights activistFamous performer and guitarist...

Black History Month 2022-02-09

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. Frequent use of your imagination*
  2. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  3. American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  4. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  5. Music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  6. American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
  7. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  8. American astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  9. First black woman to work for NASA
  10. A form of helping each other
  11. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  12. American contemporary painter and silhouettist
  13. Professional tennis player
  14. Best selling artist in the US for 2009
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  1. The first African-American US president.
  2. The state of being free from outside controlb
  3. never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.
  4. Calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  5. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  6. First black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  7. A movement that began in July 2013
  8. Created and performed the Madea character
  9. Trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  10. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  11. The state of being equal
  12. Prominent activist who was a former slave
  13. American poet, writer, and professor.
  14. I have a _____
  15. Known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  16. 49th vice president
  17. Black History Month

31 Clues: I have a _____49th vice presidentBlack History MonthThe state of being equalProfessional tennis playerA form of helping each otherAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"Frequent use of your imagination*A movement that began in July 2013First black woman to work for NASAAmerican poet, writer, and professor.Best selling artist in the US for 2009...

Black History Month 2022-02-14

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. Quote: "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
  2. The 49th vice president of the United States
  3. A mathematician who calculated critical calculations of orbital mechanics
  4. A form of helping each other
  5. A trumpet player nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops"
  6. A prominent activist who was a former slave
  7. The state of being free from outside controlb
  8. A professional tennis player
  9. An american poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
  10. A dance style that originated from African folk dances
  11. The best selling artist in the US for 2009
  12. Created and performed the Madea character
  13. An american contemporary painter and silhouettist
  14. An american astrophysicist who studied at Harvard University
  15. A movement that began in July 2013
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  1. Black History Month
  2. A peaceful protester who countered prejudice in the United States
  3. A music genre created by former slaves after the Civil War
  4. The first black woman to work for NASA
  5. The first black woman to win gold in olympic swimming.
  6. Widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time
  7. I have a _____
  8. The first African-American US president.
  9. An american singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist
  10. The quality of being fair and impartial.
  11. A woman known as "the first lady of civil rights"
  12. Also known as "The Fresh Prince"
  13. The state of being equal
  14. Frequent use of your imagination in an artistic way
  15. Quote: "never be limited by other people's limited imaginations."
  16. An american poet, writer, and professor.

31 Clues: I have a _____Black History MonthThe state of being equalA form of helping each otherA professional tennis playerAlso known as "The Fresh Prince"A movement that began in July 2013The first black woman to work for NASAThe first African-American US president.The quality of being fair and impartial.An american poet, writer, and professor....

Black History Month 2022-02-15

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. high respect; great esteem.
  2. Equal
  3. Free
  4. the quality of covering or dealing with a range of subjects or areas
  5. Just behavior
  6. Something that happened in the past
  7. Pasted down
  8. Cruel
  9. Opposite of freedom
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  1. achievement
  2. A chance
  3. A person who stands for what is right
  4. Mean comments or actions
  5. Mean comments about race
  6. Teaching
  7. Just
  8. the quality of being friendly
  9. Can control stuff
  10. Black history month
  11. unfair treatment

20 Clues: JustFreeEqualCruelA chanceTeachingachievementPasted downJust behaviorunfair treatmentCan control stuffBlack history monthOpposite of freedomMean comments or actionsMean comments about racehigh respect; great esteem.the quality of being friendlySomething that happened in the pastA person who stands for what is right...

Black History Month 2022-02-23

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. having just behavior
  2. Africans couldn’t do this until the 15 Amendment was published
  3. this is a holiday that is celebrated for the freedom of slavery
  4. separation of people due to their race or gender
  5. Obama, the first African-American president
  6. to not be included
  7. this is what the African Americans were facing during the Civil War
  8. the act of hating someone or something
  9. this ended with the 13 Amendment
  10. these people are hired by others to follow whatever they say
  11. this is what made the black people not have equal rights
  12. war, this was a war that helped the Africans fight for freedom
  13. Luther King, this person said many speech’s to help end slavery and inequality
  14. the privilege to do something
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  1. this is what Abraham Lincoln issued
  2. something blocking you from doing what you want
  3. Parks, this person helped end segregation by not giving the bus seat to a white man
  4. the color of one’s skin
  5. people who want to end slavery
  6. Crow laws, a law or laws that enforce segregation
  7. Africans did this to gain equal rights
  8. Lincoln, this person proclaimed the Emancipation Proclamation
  9. the right of not being equal
  10. eliminating someone from something
  11. the right of being free
  12. Codes, this restricted Africans from owing property, leasing land, etc.
  13. treating other races unequally
  14. rights, the equal rights to all citizens
  15. this is the Black History Month
  16. liking or not liking people without a good reason

30 Clues: to not be includedhaving just behaviorthe color of one’s skinthe right of being freethe right of not being equalthe privilege to do somethingpeople who want to end slaverytreating other races unequallythis is the Black History Monththis ended with the 13 Amendmenteliminating someone from somethingthis is what Abraham Lincoln issued...

Black history month 2023-02-24

Black history month crossword puzzle
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  1. best known for "King of the Blues"
  2. first Black American to earn a PhD from Harvard University,
  3. she refused to give up her bus seat to a white man
  4. minister, a leader in the civil rights movement and a supporter of Black nationalism
  5. the first American slave, the first person of African descent, and only the third colonial American woman to have her work published
  6. a world-famous author best known for her unique and pioneering autobiographical writing style
  7. led an anti-lynching crusade in the United States in the 1890s
  8. enslaved, escaped, and helped others gain their freedom as a “conductor" of the Underground Railroad
  9. wrote I have a dream
  10. one of the most prominent African Americans of his time and well-recognized for his work in plant research
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  1. first Black commander of an integrated fighter wing
  2. wrote Their Eyes were Watching God.
  3. founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA
  4. the 1881 founding, and ensuing leadership, of the Tuskegee Normal School for Coloured Youth.
  5. upheld slavery in United States territories, denied the legality of black citizenship in America
  6. the first female African-American secretary of state and the first woman to serve as national security advisor.
  7. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and secretary of state the first African American to hold either position.
  8. the first African American woman to star in a motion picture
  9. the first African-American president of the United States
  10. wrote 'The Negro Speaks of Rivers'.

20 Clues: wrote I have a dreambest known for "King of the Blues"wrote Their Eyes were Watching God.wrote 'The Negro Speaks of Rivers'.she refused to give up her bus seat to a white manfirst Black commander of an integrated fighter wingthe first African-American president of the United Statesfirst Black American to earn a PhD from Harvard University,...

Black History Month 2024-02-06

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. First African American to participate in Major League baseball.
  2. Tubman American abolitionist who created a way to free enslaved people.
  3. First elected as president in 2009.
  4. One of the greatest tennis players of all time.
  5. Nicknamed "The voice", one of the most important singers in the history of music.
  6. Civil rights activist that attended an all-white school as a child.
  7. One of the most significant sports figures of the 20th century, nicknamed "The Greatest".
  8. Civil rights activist known for his famous speech.
  9. Former professional basketball player, played on the Chicago Bulls.
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  1. Agricultural scientist who created crop-rotation.
  2. Refused to give up a bus seat.
  3. Anti-apartheid activist who formally served as president of South Africa.
  4. Born in a famous family, known for her song "Rhythm Nation".
  5. Disney princess from New Orleans.
  6. Known for her poem "Still I rise".
  7. American singer, cowrote "We are the World" with Michael Jackson.
  8. First African American to serve on the Supreme Court.
  9. Known as the queen of Rock 'N RollThur
  10. Singer, songwriter, and businesswoman with more grammys than any other artist.
  11. Muslim minister and human rights activist that advocated for Islams within the black community.

20 Clues: Refused to give up a bus seat.Disney princess from New Orleans.Known for her poem "Still I rise".First elected as president in 2009.Known as the queen of Rock 'N RollThurOne of the greatest tennis players of all time.Agricultural scientist who created crop-rotation.Civil rights activist known for his famous speech....

black history month 2024-02-13

black history month crossword puzzle
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  1. Global head of brand partnerships. Mozilla.
  2. one famous black activist
  3. she stayed on the bus even if told to move
  4. Jordan famous basketball player
  5. first black president
  6. leading the African National Congress
  7. richest black man in america
  8. famous black actor
  9. black military leader
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  1. made the quote You don't lose if you get knocked down; you lose if you stay down.
  2. black leader in sports
  3. made i know why the caged bird sings
  4. led the underground railroad
  5. famous black baseball player
  6. Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced
  7. a black power leader
  8. first to go to black school
  9. the person that made the i got a dream speach
  10. The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  11. shot 23 times

20 Clues: shot 23 timesfamous black actora black power leaderfirst black presidentblack military leaderblack leader in sportsone famous black activistfirst to go to black schoolled the underground railroadfamous black baseball playerrichest black man in americaJordan famous basketball playermade i know why the caged bird sings...

Black History Month 2024-02-15

Black History Month crossword puzzle
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  1. 1st female self made millionaire
  2. one of the most influential and successful rappers of all time
  3. By any means neccesary
  4. Studied at Howard University
  5. 18 time NBA Allstar
  6. Wrote an autobiography about her life
  7. Won Nobel Peace Prize
  8. 1st secretary of state in wisconsin
  9. NAACP 1st field secretary
  10. greatest tennis player of all time
  11. first black woman elected to United states congress
  12. NAACP
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  1. American Abolitionist and Social Activist
  2. broke the color barrier in sports
  3. drafted by the chicago bulls in 1984
  4. civil rights activist that played in the National Football League
  5. Most significant sports figures of the 20th century
  6. American talk show host
  7. American actor rapper and film producer
  8. Bass-Baritone Concert artist
  9. Youngest to give a speech during the march on washington in 1963
  10. started in 1966 in Oakland California
  11. played a pivotal role in the montgomery bus boycott
  12. Won 4 gold medals in 1936 Olympic Games
  13. Organized to end racial discrimination
  14. debut on a solo single deep cover

26 Clues: NAACP18 time NBA AllstarWon Nobel Peace PrizeBy any means neccesaryAmerican talk show hostNAACP 1st field secretaryStudied at Howard UniversityBass-Baritone Concert artist1st female self made millionairebroke the color barrier in sportsdebut on a solo single deep covergreatest tennis player of all time1st secretary of state in wisconsin...

Black history month 2021-02-21

Black history month crossword puzzle
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  1. First black person to play in the MLB
  2. Black History Month is in this month
  3. First black female to travel in space
  4. Lack of fairness
  5. First African American vice president of the United States
  6. Unfair treatment of a person or group
  7. Someone is forced to work for another
  8. Refused to give her seat up
  9. first black female self-made millionaire
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  1. Unjust of prejudicial privileges among different races, backgrounds, etc
  2. Famously known for peanut butter
  3. This famous civil rights activist is known for his speech "I have a dream"
  4. Invented the gas mask
  5. Racial separation of people into racial groups
  6. The rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality
  7. First black president of the United States
  8. First black person to play in the NBA
  9. Practice of including people of all different races, cultures, backgrounds
  10. Belief that one racial group is superior to another
  11. Group that fought for equal rights

20 Clues: Lack of fairnessInvented the gas maskRefused to give her seat upFamously known for peanut butterGroup that fought for equal rightsBlack History Month is in this monthFirst black person to play in the MLBFirst black person to play in the NBAFirst black female to travel in spaceUnfair treatment of a person or group...