Black History Month Trivia Questions and Answers 2024


For Black History month, we hosted a trivia game that challenged your knowledge of Black trivia. Each day there was a new question and participants had a chance to be entered into our giveaway. The giveaway has now been closed! Congrats to winner on winning over $1500 in prized from Black-owned brands.

  1. Which member of the Winslow family suddenly disappeared after season four?
    1. Eddie
    2. Harriette
    3. Judy
    4. Laura
  2. This actress was the youngest contestant in the history of Dancing With the Stars:
    1. Yara Shahidi
    2. Zendaya
    3. Storm Reid
    4. Amandla Stenberg
  3. Finish this lyric: Miss her, kiss her, love her _____
    1. Wrong move you're over
    2. Wrong move you’re mine
    3. Wrong move you're dead
    4. Wrong move it’s done
  4. This debut novel by Angie Thomas was widely banned in American schools:
    1. The Hate U Give
    2. How Stella Got Her Groove Back
    3. White Teeth
    4. The Vanishing Half
  5. What popular TV show aired for six seasons from September 24, 1987, to July 9, 1993?
    1. A Different World
    2. The Cosby Show
    3. Webster
    4. Living Single
  6. This duo released the controversial song ‘WAP’ in 2020:
    1. Sexyy Red and Latto
    2. GloRilla and Ice Spice
    3. Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea 
    4. Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion
  7. This CEO of Essence started out as an intern at Target:
    1. Bozoma Saint John
    2. Caroline A. Wanga
    3. Rosalind Brewer
    4. Zim Ugochukwu
  8. She was the youngest inaugural poet in US history:
    1. Aja Monet
    2. Mahogany L. Browne
    3. Amanda Gorman
    4. Staceyann Chin
  9. Rihanna’s biggest hit song spent 10 weeks at #1 on the Billboard chart. It is:
    1. We Found Love
    2. Umbrella
    3. Work
    4. Pon De Replay
  10. Which of these is not a Shonda Rhimes show:
    1. Bridgerton
    2. Inventing Anna
    3. The Tinder Swindler
    4. How to Get Away With Murder
  11. True or False: Carla Hall, the renowned chef widely recognized from Top Chef and The Chew is a Nashville-born graduate of Howard Business School.  
    1. True. She graduated from Howard University's Business School with a degree in accounting in 1986 but later decided to switch gears after two years in the industry.
  12. Finish this lyric: Won’t you be my inspiration, be the ____ that I need?
    1. Real man 
    2. Real love
    3. Real woman
    4. Real thing
  13. This three-point king is also an avid golf player:
    1. LeBron James
    2. Giannis Antetokounmpo
    3. Anthony Edwards
    4. Stephen Curry
  14. Nicholas Johnson, Princeton’s first Black valedictorian, graduated in what year:
    1. 1992
    2. 2001
    3. 2013
    4. 2020
  15. This actress provided the voice of Penny Proud in the first Disney Channel animated series, The Proud Family, and portrayed Breanna Latrice Barnes in UPN's One on One
    1. Halle Bailey
    2. Kylee Russell
    3. Kyla Pratt
    4. Raven-Symoné
  16. True or False: Harlem follows four close-knit girlfriends as they navigate love, career, and friendship.
    1. True. Available on Prime Video, Harlem was created by Tracy Oliver and stars Meagan Good.
  17. This annual music festival held in Las Vegas was started by Usher and shares a name with the song he released with Lil Jon and Ludacris in 2004.
    1. Lovers and Friends
    2. Yeah!
    3. Love in this Club
    4. OMG
  18. True or False: Jean-Michel Basquiat dated Madonna:
    1. True. Their love affair lasted for a few months in 1982
  19. Model Chanel Iman followed in the footsteps of her mother, Iman to become a model
    1. False. Chanel Iman is not related to the iconic model, Iman
  20. This content creator and data scientist couple from Love Is Blind Season 1 helped put the show on the map and still remains a crowd favorite:
    1. Tiffany Pennywell and Brett Brown
    2. Lauren Speed and Cameron Hamilton
    3. Iyanna Mcneely and Jarrette Jones
    4. Diamond Jack and Carlton Morton 
  21. This popular haircare brand was founded by Nancy Twine, the youngest African-American to launch a product line at Sephora:
    1. Adwoa Beauty
    2. Camille Rose
    3. Briogeo
    4. Pattern Beauty
  22. Finish this lyric: It was all a dream, I used to read _____ magazine
    1. Word Up!
    2. Downtown
    3. Street talk
    4. Brooklyn
  23. Nothing could stop Quincy McCall from ending up with this character played by Sanaa Lathan in Love & Basketball:
    1. Shawnee 
    2. Monica
    3. Kyra
    4. Lena
  24. Finish this lyric: Cop lights, flashlights, ____ strobe lights, street lights
    1. Spotlights
    2. Headlights
    3. Blacklights
    4. Camera lights 
  25. True or False: Ketanji Onyika Brown Jackson was the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. 
    1. True. She was nominated by President Joe Biden on February 28, 2022, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 7, 2022. She was also the first former federal public defender to serve. 
  26. This 2020 Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter wrote long-form journalism pieces for The New York Times as part of The 1619 Project, which was turned into a Hulu original docuseries.
    1. Ayesha Roscoe
    2. Audie Cornish
    3. Errin Haines
    4. Nikole Hannah-Jones
  27. True or False: Black Lives Matter was founded in 2020
    1. False. In 2013, three radical Black organizers — Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi — created a Black-centered political will and movement building project called #BlackLivesMatter. It was in response to the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's murderer, George Zimmerman.
  28. She created The Swan Dreams Project, as a way of encouraging Black women from the inner city, like herself, to study the beauty, grace, and poise of ballet. 
  1. Misty Copeland
  2. Aesha Ash
  3. Michaela Deprince
  4. Shannon Harkins


29.He played Nathan on HBO's Emmy-nominated Insecure:

    1. Kendrick Sampson
    2. Jay Ellis
    3. Wade Allain-Marcus 
    4. Y’lan Noel

30.Finish this lyric: I sneezed on the beat and the beat got ____

    1. Ill
    2. Blessed 
    3. Dropped 
    4. Sicker