Black power salute in the 1968 Olympics.

Black History Trivia Facts

African American and black history is so rich and diverse that it would take a dedicated career to cover all aspects of it.

Nonetheless, we've picked out the most fun and intriguing aspects of their history for you!

Black History Trivia Quiz Fun Facts

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The Ethiopian calendar system is 7 years behind the rest of the world!
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The first-ever public sale of slaves was in Portugal in 1444.
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Ralph Bruce received the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating a cease-fire between Israelis and Arabs in 1948!
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Lauryn Williams is one of five athletes to have won both a summer and winter Olympic medal and was the first woman to do so.
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Cathay Williams became the first African American woman to enlist in the military in 1866.
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Rosa Parks is one of only four Americans to receive the honor of lying in state at the Capitol Rotunda.
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The spacecraft that carried the first African American to space was called the Orbit Challenger. The name seems like something from a sci-fi movie!
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A whooping 17 African Countries gained independence in 1960.
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Quincy Delight Jones Jr. is the black person with the most Grammy awards, he collected an astonishing 80 nominations and 28 awards in a career that spanned 60years.
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Lawrence Douglas Wilder became the first African American governor in American in 1990.

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