The BIO Five
Little Known Facts About Black History
February is Black History month, which means that every year we remember the African-Americans who have made history—and made America what it is today—often with little recognition. Rather than discuss the most well-known facts from black history, today we're highlighting a few of the more unusual items. See if you can guess which of these statements about black history are fact, and which are fiction.
Fact or Fiction?
Civil Rights Activist, Actor, Football Player, Lawyer, Singer / 1898 - 1976
Paul Robeson was an acclaimed 20th century performer known for productions like The Emperor Jones and Othello. He was also an international activist.
Film Actress / 1895 - 1952
Actress and radio performer Hattie McDaniel became the first African American to win an Oscar in 1940, for her supporting role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind.
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