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Can You Match The Quote With The Black History Hero Who Said It?

How many of these quotes can you identify?

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  1. "Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe."

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    Incorrect
    Booker T. Washington
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Frederick Douglass
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Robert Smalls
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Frederick Douglass

    Frederick Douglass
    Fotosearch / Getty Images
  2. "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

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    Steve Biko
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rev. Al Sharpton
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Malcolm X
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr.
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  3. "I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want."

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    Jackie Robinson
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Hank Aaron
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Joe Lewis
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Muhammad Ali
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali
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  4. "Never wound a snake; kill it."

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    Harriet Tubman
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rosa Parks
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Maya Angelou
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Angela Davis
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
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  5. "The right of every American to first-class citizenship is the most important issue of our time."

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    Jesse Owens
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ernie Davis
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Jackie Robinson
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Hank Aaron
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jackie Robinson

    Jackie Robinson
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  6. "A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything."

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    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rev. Al Sharpton
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Medgar Evers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Malcolm X
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Malcolm X

    Malcolm X
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  7. "Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people, to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood."

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    Coretta Scott King
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rosa Parks
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Condoleezza Rice
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Michelle Obama
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Coretta Scott King

    Coretta Scott King
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  8. "Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible."

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    Angela Davis
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Toni Morrison
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Maya Angelou
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Oprah
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou
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  9. "I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free... so other people would be also free."

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    Toni Morrison
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rosa Parks
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dorothy Height
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gloria Richardson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    JEFF KOWALSKY / Getty Images
  10. "Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment."

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    Marcus Garvey
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Philip Randolph
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    James L. Farmer Jr
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

    Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
    Archive Photos / Getty Images
  11. "There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up."

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    James Weldon Johnson
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Richard Wright
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Countee Cullen
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Booker T. Washington
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    Pictorial Parade / Getty Images
  12. "The people must know before they can act, and there is no educator to compare with the press."

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    Susan B. Anthony
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Alice Walker
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Madam C.J. Walker
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ida B. Wells
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ida B. Wells

    Ida B. Wells
    Fotosearch / Getty Images
  13. "What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or does it explode?"

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    Paul Laurence Dunbar
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Langston Hughes
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Claude McKay
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Amiri Baraka
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Langston Hughes

    Langston Hughes
    Hulton Archive / Getty Images
  14. "In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute."

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    Thurgood Marshall
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Matthew Gaines
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Colin Powell
    Correct
    Incorrect
    John Conyers, Jr.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Thurgood Marshall

    Thurgood Marshall
    Keystone / Getty Images
  15. "If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known."

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    A. Phillip Randolph
    Correct
    Incorrect
    W.E.B. Du Bois
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Fred Shuttlesworth
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Frederick D. Reese
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    W.E.B. DuBois

    W.E.B. DuBois
    MPI / Getty Images
  16. "The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness."

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    Marcus Garvey
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Malcolm X
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    Incorrect
    Countee Cullen
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Richard Wright
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Marcus Garvey

    Marcus Garvey
    MPI / Getty Images

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