Congratulations to Amanda C. Healey of Old Dominon University, the winner of the 2008 ACAeNews Black History Month Quiz. View the questions and answers.
Congratulations to Amanda C. Healey of Old Dominon University, the winner of the 2008 ACAeNews Black History Month Quiz. Amanda was selected randomly from the individuals who answered the four quiz questions correctly and she will receive a copy of Multicultural Issues in Counseling, Third Edition by Courtland Lee. Following are the questions and answers.
1. Black History Month began as "Negro History Week" in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson and was expanded to a month-long celebration in 1976. Woodson is said to have chosen February to honor the birthdays of what two Americans? (Frederick Douglas and Abraham Lincoln)
2. Who was the first African American woman to serve as President of the American Counseling Association? (Dr. Thelma T. Daley, 1975-76)
3. What renowned actor and singer of color performed in 25 languages, was a Phi Beta Kappa student at Rutgers University and went on to law school at Columbia University? (Paul Robeson)
4. Who was the first African American woman to win a gold metal in the Olympics? (Alice Coachman, high jump, 1948)