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Women of Black History Month - Test Your Knowledge Quiz 3
Women’s & Gender Studies 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 #3
11. Who was the first black female newspaper publisher and editor in North America (in Ontario, Canada), and the first black woman to enroll in law school ( Howard University)?

12. Who was the first black woman in the world to earn a pilot’s license, and was a barnstorming aviator who performed daredevil tricks?

13. Who was the first black Congresswoman, beginning in 1968; and who in 1972 ran for President and won 151 delegates at the Democratic Convention?

14. Who was America's first great black choreographer, dancer, and teacher who formed the first black dance troupe in the 1940’s?

15. Who founded the Children's Defense Fund in 1973, a group focusing on helping millions of children living in poverty?

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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