Before Obama

A brief African American History



“There is not a black America and white America and Latino America and Asian America -- there is the United States of America”
Barack Obama.

In this web you will meet some of the African Americans who have helped Obama to reach the White House.

1. Who was the first president who lived in the White House?
2. What is the meaning of KKK?
3. Why was James Parks buried in Arlington?
4. Who was Rose Parks?
5. Who was the American president when Martin Luther King was killed?
6. What are two important facts about Charlene Mitchell?
7. How many of the Little Rock nine are still alive?
8. Which oscar did Hattie McDaniel win?
9. What was Martin Luther King's dream?
10. Why is the Black History month celebrated in February? Give two reasons
11. Which prize did Kobe Bryant win in the BETawards 2008?
12. Besides having her own TVshow and being an occasional actress, how did Forbes describe Oprah Winfrey in 2003?
13. What was Colin Powell the first in?
14. where is the Oath of Office written?
15. New words.

The big question:
After reading Obama’s biography, write a few lines about what most calls your attention about this man.


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