Black history month

  1. 5. -enslaved African-American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife
  2. 7. -Malcolm X was an African American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement.
  3. 10. -The crooner of "The Thrill Is Gone" and "Sweet Sixteen" transformed American music
  4. 11. -“I Have a Dream” speech
  5. 13. -an American educator, author, orator, and adviser to multiple presidents of the United States.
  6. 14. -first African-American Secretary of State.
  7. 16. -an American diplomat, political scientist, civil servant, and professor who is the current director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
  8. 18. -American-born French dancer and singer who symbolized the beauty and vitality of Black American culture
  9. 19. -Jamaica political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator.
  1. 1. -sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-African, author, writer and editor.
  2. 2. -activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott.
  3. 3. -wrote poem i know why caged birds sing
  4. 4. - the first African-American author of a published book of poetry.
  5. 6. -He was the most prominent black scientist of the early 20th century
  6. 8. -She portrayed racial struggles in the early-1900s American South
  7. 9. -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. 12. -poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri.
  9. 13. -He was the first black Brigadier general in the United States Air Force.
  10. 15. -First black president
  11. 17. -an American investigative journalist, educator, and early leader in the civil rights movement.