Kentucky Black history quiz
RELEASED: Feb. 22, 2007
DANVILLE, KY—Kentucky's history is full of people and events that helped shape the American Civil Rights Movement and helped bring racial equality to the United States. February is Black History Month, and to celebrate Centre is giving a quiz to test how well you know Kentucky's rich Black history. And yes…there's a prize! (The exact prize will depend on where the winner is located.)
Submit your answers to the following 10 questions to Cindy Long by Thursday, March 1. All submissions with 10 correct answers will be placed in a random drawing. The winner, the prize and, most importantly, the answers to the questions, will be announced on the web Thursday, March 8. Please include your full name, hometown and telephone number with your submission.
How well do you know your Kentucky Black history?
2. In 1902, who (and what was his horse's name) became the last African-American to win the Kentucky Derby?
6. Benjamin F. Howard and Arthur Riggs formed what organization, which had a lodge in Covington, in the early 1900s?
7. An outspoken opponent of segregation, what Kentuckian's grandson is a current leader of the American Civil Rights movement?
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