African-American History Quiz

African Americans have been making history in Detroit since the 18th century, but how well do you know the notable figures, accomplishments, and milestones? In recognition of Black History Month, we offer this pop quiz.
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Answers appear on the next page.
 

1. Osvaldo “Ozzie” Virgil // 2. Dunbar Hospital — named after the black poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. 3.// “Where Did Our Love Go” // 4. Samuel C. Watson // 5. Erma Henderson // 6. Shirley Verrett // 7. Ossian Sweet // 8. Elijah McCoy // 9. Grosse Pointe South High School, in Grosse Pointe Farms // 10. The Cotillion Club // 11. Rosa Parks // 12. Jerry Blocker // 13. John Brown and Frederick Douglass // 14. Charles Diggs Jr. // 15. Charles H. Wright. The collection was the precursor to the current Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. // 16. WGPR-TV, Channel 62

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