Black history month

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