Black History month

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