BLACK HISTORY FACT - ANSWERS

1. Pauline A. Young  . . . . . . . . . . 5. Often referred to as the Matriarch of Black History.

2. Jay Saunders Redding  . . . . . 10. A college professor and award winning author.

3. Louis L. Redding . . . . . . . . . .  4. First Black Attorney in Delaware.

4. Edward Loper, Sr.  . . . . . . . .   7. Considered the Dean of Black Artists.

5. Alice Dunbar Nelson . . . . . .  3. Teacher, writer and former wife of Paul Lawrence Dunbar.

6. Rev. Maurice Moyer . . . . . .  11. Founded the first Presbyterian Church in New Castle County.

7. Bishop Edward Demby . . . .   8. Became the first Episcopal Bishop.  

8. Bishop Richard Allen . . . . . .  6. Founded the AME Church and became its first Bishop.

9. Theophillus Nix . . . . . . . . . . . 12. The second African American attorney in Delaware.

10. Clifford Brown . . . . . . . . . .  14. The great jazz trumpet player.

11. Edwina Kruse . . . . . . . . . . . .  13. Served as the Principal of Howard High School for over 50 years.

12. James Gilliam, Sr. . . . . . . . .   2. Principal founder of the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League.

13. Major James H. Sills, Jr.  .     9. First African American Mayor of Wilmington.

14. Dr. Patricia Turner . . . . . .     1. Delaware's first Black female physician.

15. Mary Ann Shadd Cary . . .   15. First female editor of a newspaper in North America.