Can you identify the pictured African American heroes?
Answers are below!
February is African American History Month,
which was expanded from a week each year to a month in 1976
by President Gerald R. Ford to “seize the opportunity to honor
the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” Please join us on Wednesday, February 5th, at 6:30 as we celebrate African American History with an evening of enchanting stories and West African songs by Baba the Storyteller.
Answers (from left to right)
1st row: Maya Angelou, Author/Thurgood Marshall, Supreme Court Justice/Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Basketball Player/Mae Jemison, Astronaut
2nd row: Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Activist/Jackie Robinson, Baseball Player/Stevie Wonder, Musician/Duke Ellington, Musician
3rd row: Madam C. J. Walker, Entrepreneur/Forest Whitaker, Actor/Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil Rights Activist/Harriet Tubman, Abolitionist
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