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Black History Facts
Did you know Californiaâ€™s African American History dates back to the late 1700s where 26 out of the first 46 settlers in Los Angeles were Black or Mulattos? Did you know the first African American to be elected into the California Assembly was Attorney Frederick Roberts in 1918, who happened to be the founder of the civil rights organization forum? African Americans have contributed greatly to our nation.
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2) 1954 Brown v. Board of Education of the U.S. Supreme Court; Who was the 1st African American appointed full Professor at UC Berkely?
3) Who was appointed to Californiaâ€™s first Fair Employment Practices Commission in 1954? 4) Who was the first Democrat to become the first African American Congressman when elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1962?
1) 1977 was the year _______________became the first African American to be appointed to the California Supreme Court Wiley W. Manuel A) Augustus Hawkins E) F) Tom Bradley B) Douglas Dollarhide G) Yvonne Brathwhaite Burke C) Joshua R. Rose H) David Blackwell D) C.L. Dellums
5) He was voted into office in 1965 and appointed the first African American to serve on the Oakland City Council in 1964. 6) Who was first African American woman to hold office in the California Legislature and in 1972 became the first African American woman elected to the U.S. Congress from California. 7) Who was the 1969 the first African American mayor of the city of Compton? 8) ______________ was elected mayor of Los Angeles, the first African American mayor of a major U.S. city.
Answers: 1-H; 2-D; 3-A; 4-C; 5-G; 6-B; 7-F;8-E