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SPORTS

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_________________was the first African American player allowed to play in the major leagues of baseball.
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Who was Jackie Robinson?

Jackie Robinson became the first black player to play in the major leagues of baseball when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

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The first African American player in the National Hockey League was Willie O'Ree. What NHL team did he play his first game for?
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What is the Boston Bruins?

Willie O'Ree played his first game in the NHL on January 18, 1958 for the Boston Bruins.

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The track and field star who was the first athlete to win four gold medals in an Olympic Games.
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Who is Jesse Owens?

Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Germany. Jesse's medal haul was a slap-in-the-face to German dictator, Adolph Hitler.

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This fullback for the Cleveland Browns averaged an NFL record 5.22 yards per carry during his football career. He would later become a prominent civil rights activist. Who is he?
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Who is Jim Brown?

Jim Brown played nine seasons for the Cleveland Browns while piling up 12,312 yards rushing and scoring 106 touchdowns.

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Long before Venus and Serena Williams were winning on tennis courts around the world, this person became the first black woman to play at the US Nationals in 1950.
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Who is Althea Gibson?

She was the first black woman to compete at the US Nationals. In 1957, she won the US Nationals as well as Wimbledon.

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Where is Los Angeles, CA?

The riot began with tensions between the police and the neighborhood and lasted for 6 days. 34 people died. Because of this riot, Los Angeles and other large cities began taking measures to better meet the needs of their residents.

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The Indiana county where The Roberts Settlement, an early African American community in Indiana, was made of free peoples and former slaves and consisted of over 800 homes, shops, schools, and a church.
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What is Hamilton County, IN?

The church and cemetery still stand and are about 15 minutes away from FJH. Every Fourth of July there is a reunion of Roberts Settlement descendants.

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Who is Garrett Morgan?

Many of Mr. Morgan’s friends were fire fighters and Mr. Morgan wanted to keep them safe.

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He was an escaped slave

that legally fought against slavery.

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Who is William (Bill) Richmond?

He was a prizefighter that went to England during the revolutionary war.

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An abolitionist who wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin and whom when Abraham Lincoln met her he said, “So you’re the little woman who started this big war.”
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He published the Liberator,

a weekly paper that advocated the complete abolition of slavery.

He became one of the most famous figures in the abolitionist movement.

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What is The Missouri Compromise?

The Missouri Compromise added Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state to keep the balance between the free states and slave states.

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Who is Harriet Tubman?

She worked on the Underground Railroad, a secret organization of safe houses to bring slaves to freedom, for eight years, with nicknames of Minty, Moses, and General Tubman

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Who is Dianna Ross?

Diana Ross was also an actress who won a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award

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Who is Jimi Hendrix?

He got his first guitar when he was fifteen.

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Who is Stevie Wonder?

A child prodigy, he published his first album when he was twelve. He has over 30 top ten hits and received 22 Grammy Awards.

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Who is Arthur Mitchell?

Arthur Mitchell was an African-American ballet dancer who joined the New York City Ballet

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He was born in Memphis, Tennessee and became a fighter pilot

and is now one of the most respected actors in Hollywood.

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