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Who said what? By: La’Donna Bryer

Who said what?

By: La’Donna Bryer

In honor to celebrate Black History month let’s test your knowledge to see if you who know said what?

  1. “What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or does it explode?”
  2. “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”
  3. “I freed a thousand of slaves; I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.”

4.” When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.”

  1. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
  2. “Each person must live their life as a model for others.”
  3. “Change will not come if we wait for some person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

Below are the answers to who said what:

1 Langton Hughes.

2 Malcolm X

3 Harriet Tubman

4 Maya Angelou

5Martin Luther King

6 Rosa Parks

7 Barack Obama

 

Things that happened in the month of February

  • February 23, 1868:
    E. B. DuBois, important civil rights leader and co-founder of the NAACP, was born.
  • February 3, 1870:
    The 15th Amendment was passed, granting blacks the right to vote.
  • February 25, 1870:
    The first black U.S. senator, Hiram R. Revels (1822-1901), took his oath of office.
  • February 12, 1909:
    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded by a group of concerned black and white citizens in New York City.
  • In 1926, Carter G. Woodson launched Negro History Week as an initiative to bring national attention to the contributions of black people throughout American history.
  • February 1, 1960:
    In what would become a civil-rights movement milestone, a group of black Greensboro, N.C., college students began a sit-in at a segregated Woolworth’s lunch counter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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