I was a civil rights activist who was given the nicknames “The First Lady of Civil Rights” and the “Mother of the Freedom Movement”. On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, I refused to give up my seat while sitting on a bus. Who Am I?
My last name has two letter S’s. I was born into slavery in the state of Maryland and later became a powerful abolitionist. I was a dazzling orator and later became the first African American nominated for Vice President of the United States of America. Who Am I
I am known for being the first female self-made millionaire in America. I was looked upon as “the world’s most successful female entrepreneur of my time.” I made my fortune by developing and marketing a line of beauty and hair products for black women. My birth name was Sarah.
Who Am I?I was a Civil Rights leader during the 1950’s and 60’s. I gave my most prolific speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. On October 14, 1964 I was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for battling racial inequality through nonviolent resistance.
Who am I? My original last name was Little, before I converted to practicing Islam. I was born in Omaha, Nebraska. I was a huge Civil Rights Activist who fought for black rights every time I spoke!
I played Center for the Boston Celtics from the mid 1950’s through the 1960’s. I faced discrimination on the road, every time I played basketball. The Jim Crow Laws of the South were never kind to me. However, I showed the world how talented I was by winning 5 MVP’s and 11 NBA titles.
Who Am I?
We were educated at a University in Alabama. The university in which we attended was established by Civil Rights leader Booker T. Washington. We proudly fought for our country in the sky during WWII. With a successful track record; we flew in 1,578 combat missions and 178 bomber escort missions. Who were we?
Question of 2/1/2017
My birth name was Edward, but the world gave me a nickname. I died in New York City where I made my claim to fame. I was the essence of Jazz music, which saw its boom during the Harlem Renaissance. What was my full name, including my nickname?
Answer: Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington