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Think you know a few things about African American history? Find out what you know -- and need to know -- with our monthly series of brain teaser quizzes.

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1 What American colony was the first to recognize slavery as legal?
South Carolina

2 What civil disobedience advocate most heavily influenced the 1960 Nashville sit-ins at segregated lunch counters?
Henry David Thoreau
Mohandas Gandhi
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nelson Mandela

3 Between 1910 and 1920, cities in the North, West and Midwest saw their black communities more than double in size as southern African-Americans migrated for better jobs and education. What city experienced the greatest growth?
New York

4 The first federal affirmative action program was introduced under what presidential administration?
Lyndon B. Johnson
Richard Nixon
Gerald Ford
John F. Kennedy

5 What black nationalist leader declared the following: "Men were not created in order to obey laws. Laws are created to obey men."?
Marcus Garvey
Bobby Seale
Huey P. Newton
Stokely Carmichael

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