BLACK HISTORY MONTH February 4th - 26th, 2013

Celebrate Black History Month with the DeVry University Library and Student Services.

Check the library website for the Trivia Question of the Day. 

Different prizes are awarded for different levels of questions.
Check the level of your question for each day.
Email your answer to vlane@devry.edu by 3 pm the next day.
The first person to send in the correct answer via email will be the winner. 
You will be notified by email if you are the winner and the winner will be posted on the website
Answers can be verified against the official answer sheet in Student Services.

Winners can pick up their prizes during our Black History Huddle held in the library from 1pm-3pm. Please check the calendar for dates. 
Popcorn will be available during our Black History Huddles.

Some questions require more research than others and will earn a higher prize. Resources to research level 3 questions are available on the library website and on the Black History Month Resource page.

The librarian is also available to assist you with the research. Contact information is available on the library website. Librarians on the "Ask a Librarian" chat can also help you.

Please join the conversation about Black History Month on our Facebook page.
Search for "DeVry University - Decatur Campus" on Face Book
Prizes will be awarded randomly for Facebook posts so log on frequently!

 

 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday Thursday   Friday

 4th  

What was the price on Harriet Tubman's head ?

5th  

Who was Molefi Kete Asante?

6th  

What dispute led to the founding of the African Methodist Episcopal Church?

7th 

Is the Journal of black studies, founded by Molefi Asante,  available online in full text?

8th

Who was the first black woman senator?  

11th

Who was Jean-Michel Basquiat?

12th

What did the "N" in SNCC stand for?

 13th

How would you describe  Basquiat's painting "Six Fifty"

Black History Month Huddle

1-3PM 

POPCORN in the LIBRARY!

14th 

Where did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., get his doctorate?

15th

Who was Carla D. Hayden

 18th

Which justice did Thurgood Marshall replace on the Supreme Court?

19th

Find the library journal article on Carla Hayden's response to  FBI  library visits.

 Remember, the library staff can help you research this question!

20th

Black History Month (in its current form) was first established in which year?
1976
1980
1984
1988
1922

21th 

Who was  Jerome H. Lemelson

Black History Month Huddle

1-3PM 

POPCORN in the LIBRARY!

22nd 

Who was the first child of African parents born in England's American Colonies?

 25th

Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. is a major African-American-owned and -operated publishing company with activities in publishing, cosmetics, television production and fashion.

Who are the major competitors for  Johnson Publishing company?

 26th

What happened in 1961 in Albany Georgia during the Civil Rights Movement? TIP: Explore the Civil Rights Digital library through the Atlanta Library pages

Black History Month Huddle

1-3PM 

POPCORN in the LIBRARY!

 

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