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2020 Year-End Quiz: 12 2020 Black History Questions, No time-limit. A fun-fact follows each entry. How smart are you this year?


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Beyoncé released the song “Black Parade” on Juneteenth, 2020. What’s Juneteenth?

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Did the founding father of the United States of America, Alexander Hamilton, own slaves?

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What is the 1619 Project?

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What is the literal meaning of Kamala Devi Harris’ given name?

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Which musical instrument did legendary musician and civil rights activist, Nina Simone, teach herself as a young girl in the 1930s?

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Who was David Dinkins?

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How many police officers were charged for causing the death of Breonna Taylor?

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Who wrote the 2020 Non-fiction hit A Promised Land?

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What does the 2020 National Book Award winner The Dead Are Arising describe?

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Who is this persuasive woman?

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Did Barbie (the doll) explain Black Live Matters on her Youtube channel?

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Who is Miles Morales?

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