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Who was the first African-American to receive a Nobel Piece Prize for his mediation in Israel? RalphJBunche
Who was the first African-American to be a justice of the Supreme Court? ThurgoodMarshall
Who was the first African-American performer to host a variety TV series? NatKingCole
Who was the first published African-American female poet? PhillisWheatley
Who was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era? JackieRobinson
Who was the first African-American In space? GuionBluford
Who was the first African-American female to be a millionaire and specialized in hair products for black women? MadameCJWalker
Who was the first African-American Senator in the U.S. Congress? HiramRevels
Who was an African-American leader during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and founded Tuskegee University? BookerTWashington
Who was a civil rights activist who became the first African-American to attend the University of Mississippi? JamesMeredith

Famous Firsts Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Received 1965 Nobel Peace Prize for his late 1940s mediation in Israel Ralph Bunche
An associate Justice of the Supreme Courts or the United States from 1967-1991 Thurgood Marshall
Dominant leader in the African American community between 1890 and 1915 Booker Washington
American aerospace engineer Guion Bluford
Minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church Hiram Revels
First African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era Jackie Robinson
Civil Rights movement figure James Meredith
American singer originally known as a leading jazz pianist Nat King Cole
African American entrepreneur and social activist Madam C J Walker
First published African American female poet Phillis Wheatley

Famous Firsts Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era. Jackie Robinson
Was the Supreme Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Thurgood Marshall
Became the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi. James Meredith
An American singer who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. Nat King Cole
Was the first African American to be so honored in the history of the prize. Ralph J Bunche
Was the first published African-American female poet. Phillis Wheatley
Was the first African American to serve in the U.S. Hiram Revels
Was the first African American to travel in space. Guion Bluford
Was the first black millionairess in America, invented the world's first hair- straightening formula. Madame CJ Walker
Was the first leader of Tuskegee University. Booker T Washington

Black History Month Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The first African American to play major league baseball. Jackie Robinson
The first African American to travel into space. Guion Bluford
The first African American to host television series . (Singer and Musician) Nat King Cole
The first African American supreme court justice. Thurgood Marshall
The first African American to serve in congress. (Senator) Hiram Revels
The first African American to be awarded the Nobel peace prize. Ralph J Bunche
The first African American woman to be be a self-made millionaire. Madame C J Walker
The first African American to dine at the White House. (Educator and Author) Booker T Washington
The first African American to attended the University of Mississippi. James Meredith
The first African American women to publish poetry. Phillis Wheatley

Famous Firsts Black History Month Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Who was the first published African-American female poet? Phillis Wheatley
Who was the first African-American Senator in the U.S. Congress? Hiram Revels
Who was the first African-American to receive a Nobel Peace Prize for his mediation in Israel? Ralph Bunche
Who was the first African-American performer to host a variety TV series? Nat King Cole
Who was the first African-American in space? Guion Bluford
Who was the first African-American female to be a millionaire and specialized in hair products for black women? Madam C. J. Walker
Who was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era? Jackie Robinson
Who was an African-American leader during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and founded Tuskegee University? Booker T. Washington
Who was the first African-American to be justice of the Supreme Court? Thurgood Marshall
Who was a civil rights activist who became the first African-American to attend the University of Mississippi? James Meredith

Black History Month (Teen) Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Hank Aaron
Guion Bluford
Ralph J Bunche
Booker T Washington
Thurgood Marshall
James Meredith
Phillis Wheatley
Hiram Revels
Sojourner Truth
Madame CJ Walker
Sidney Poitier
Jackie Robinson
Jesse Owens
Bass Reeves
Ella Fitzgerald
WEB Dubois
Tiger Woods
Ruby Bridges
Rosa Parks
Michelle Obama
Maya Angelou
Martin Luther King Jr
Mae C Jemison
Harriet Tubman
Halle Berry
Gearge Washintion Carver
Frederick Douglass
Bessie Coleman
Barack Obama
Alexandre Dumas

Black History Month Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Someone who had a dream Martin Luther King Jr
Opposite of north South
Got arrested for refusing to surrender her bus seat Rosa Parks
Separating blacks from whites Segregation
human rights activist and an American Muslim minister Malcolm X
Founder of Black Panther party Huey P Newton
The first African American to earn a PH.D from Harvard WEB Du Bois
The first black athlete to play major league baseball Jackie Robinson
War between the North and South Civil War
Led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom through underground railroad Harriet Tubman
A new political party that emerged during the 1848 presidential election whose goal was to keep slavery out of the western territories Free soil party
First state to leave the Union in 1860 South Carolina

The 1920s Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The first affordable automobile ModelT
Most likely caused over fear from World War I and the Bolshevik Revolution TheRedScare
This is what the KKK represented whitesupremacy
The amendment that allowed women to vote NineteenthAmendment
The act that made John T. Scopes's actions illegal BulterAct
Nationwide constitutional ban on alcoholic beverages Prohibition
Northern single women who sought to elminate social standards for women flappers
This culture was brought to white society through jazz music AfricanAmerican
Time sparked by a group of black artists in Harlem, New York HarlemRenaissance
He founded the Tuskegee University in Alabama BookerTWashington
He founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association MarcusGarvey
The relocation of more than six million African Americans to the North TheGreatMigration
The protection of native-born Americans' interests Nativism
The rise of marketing industries promoted? Americanconsumervalues

Civil Rights Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Breaking down of racial separation Desegregation
Congress of Racial Equality CORE
A black woman who refused to move to the back of the bus Rosa Parks
President Eisenhower sends troops to this high school Little Rock
Rosa didn't move to the back of the bus in Montgomery Alabama
Four black college students began _____ at lunch Sit ins
"I have a dream..." Martin Luther King Jr
The speech delivered to hundreds at the March on Washington
Black men and women walked fifty-four miles which created the Bloody Sunday
African American Civil Rights SCLC
Who was the first African American to graduate from Little Rock High School? Ernst Green
In the University of Mississippi _____, the first black man to attend James Meredith
Emmett Till was from Chicago
Who was killed after trying to protect his mother and grandfather? Jimmie Lee Jackson
Who was chosen to lead the Montgomery Bus Boycott MLKJR
/Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman's deaths brought National Attention
Former NAACP worker Thurgood Marshall
Crime committed because of a persons race, religion, or sex Hate Crime
Little Rock nine got put into school because of this movement NAACP
Activists who rode on a bus that were segregated Freedom Riders
A committee that included many different Civil rights movements founded by the SCLC SNCC
Girl who was expelled before her first class at U of A Autherine Lucy
Killing someone without giving them a legal trial Lynching
Providing equal pay to everyone no matter their race or gender Pay Equity
Separating certain races from every other race Segregation
A racist group KKK
Thinking or believing that one race is better than the rest Racism
Law separating blacks from whites Jim Crow
The act or practice rather than the category of an individual Discrimination
Supreme Court saying that schools cannot segregate Brown v Board

Black History Month Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The first African American female millionaire Sarah Rector
11 time world champion at the Olympic Games Usain Bolt
First African American MLB player Jackie Robinson
One of the first African American NFL players in the league Jim Brown
"King of Pop" Michael Jackson
Civil rights leader known for not giving up her seat in Birmingham, Alabama Rosa Parks
Famous rapper and clothing line franchisee Kanye West
Former First Lady of the US; graduated from Harvard University Michelle Obama
Two time democratic presidential candidate; founded PUSH Jesse Jackson
Successful t.v. Hostess, producer, and media proprietor Oprah Winfrey
NBA player who is a 3 time NBA championship holder Lebron James
Former POTUS from 2008-2016 Batak Obama
Appointed national spokes person for the Nation of Islam Malcom X
One of the most famous and influential African American poets and writers Maya Angelou
President of freedoms bank Frederick Douglass
Founded the NAACP; African American sociologists who attended Harvard WEB DuBois
Famous boxer who won the WBA, WBC, and lineal heavyweight title Muhammad Ali
Most remembered player from the Chicago bulls Scottie Pippen
First African American to receive his PhD Edward A. Bouchet
Successful singer and songwriter; was a part of new edition Bobby Brown

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus Rosa Parks
first black justice on the Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall
student non-violent coordinating committee SNCC
formed to use activism and non-violent protest to bring an end to segregation SCLC
law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage (1965) Voting Rights Act
made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal (1964) Civil Rights Act
rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern U.S. to test the ruling of unsegregated public places Freedom Riders
overturned Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v Board
boycott of city buses led by Dr. MLK Montgomery Bus Boycott
segregation imposed by law de jure
segregation resulting from economic or social conditions or personal choice de facto
state level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy tests and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
led black community to peaceful nonviolence protests against the injustices they faced MLK
association founded in 1909 to work for racial equality NAACP
activist in civil rights; leader of SNCC Stokely Carmichael
1963 demonstration in which more than 200,000 people rallied for economic equality and civil rights March on Washington
organization of militant African Americans founded in 1966 Black Panthers
social movement in the U.S. in which people organized to demand equal rights for African Americans and other minorities Civil Rights Movement
required citizens of a state to pay a special tax in order to vote poll taxes
first black major league baseball player Jackie Robinson
Arkansas governor Orval Faubus called the National Guard to keep black students from enrolling in Little Rock's Central High School; President Eisenhower sent the Army to force integration for the students Little Rock Nine
organized the United Farm Workers Cesar Chavez