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Women of Black History Month - Test Your Knowledge Quiz 2
The Texas Tech University Women’s Studies Program is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing women past, present and future. Taking inspiration from the National Women’s History Project, we honor women who helped and are continuing to help create a better world for the times in which they lived as well as for future generations.

Throughout the month of February & March, we will test your knowledge of the history of women and women’s achievements through an online trivia game.

Quiz #2
6. Who is the dancer, singer, actor, fund raiser, author, and poet who read a specially-composed poem at President Bill Clinton's inauguration in 1993?

7. Who was a nightclub and cabaret idol of Paris in the 1920's and a freedom fighter during World War II?

8. What black woman chemist developed an extract from the Awa Root which relieved leprosy symptoms when injected and which was widely used until sulfa drugs were invented in the 1940's?

9. Who was a civil rights activist and President of the Arkansas NAACP who advised the nine high school students who integrated the Little Rock public schools in 1957?

10. Who founded the college that became the Bethune-Cookman University in Florida and founded the National Council of Negro Women in 1935?

For answers to today’s quiz go to the Women’s Studies Program web site at:

You can also join our group page on Facebook: Texas Tech University Women's Studies Program and Twitter: @TTUWGS

CONTACT: Tricia Earl, Program Manager/Academic Advisor, Women’s & Gender Studies, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-4335, or

Tricia Earl


Women and Gender Studies

Event Information

All Day Event
Event Date: 2/28/2019

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