Explorations in Black Leadership Web Quest
Explore the internet to find out more about the history of Black leadership. Learn about different organizations and their importance. Earn points to prove you are a Black leadership super sleuth.
Print out a response page out and complete this web quest using the internet. Make sure you don't use the Explorations in Black Leadership Glossary. (One point for each correct answer)




Section: Black Leadership Organizations
One way in which Black Leaders have made a real difference is through the creation and operation of organizations designed to aid the Black community. Select three Black Leadership organizations, navigate to their web sites, and answer the following questions in order to learn more about each organization. (One point for each correct answer)

UNCF NAACP SNCC SCLC LDF CORE NUL

Answer each of the following questions for three of the above organizations.

Is the organization still in operation? YES / NO
What do the initials stand for?
When was the organization created?
Who is the founder or one founding member?
What is the missio of the organization?
What is one interesting fact about the organization?






Is the organization still in operation? YES / NO
What do the initials stand for?
When was the organization created?
Who is the founder or one founding member?
What is the missio of the organization?
What is one interesting fact about the organization?






Is the organization still in operation? YES / NO
What do the initials stand for?
When was the organization created?
Who is the founder or one founding member?
What is the missio of the organization?
What is one interesting fact about the organization?






Section: Important Events and Interesting Facts
Many of the Black Leaders interviewed for the Explorations in Black Leadership Oral History Project have made a significant impact on the lives of Blacks in America. To uncover the answers to these questions you will need to use the World Wide Web and hunt around within organizations? web sites. To answers to the bonus questions you will also need to use the Explorations in Black Leadership Oral History Page. (One point for each correct answer, Two points for each correct Bonus Answer)





What is the mission of the National Council of Negro Women
When was it founded?
BONUS: Which interviewee for the Explorations in Black Leadership Oral History Project served as the NCNW president?






Who were the Tuskegee Airmen?
During which war did they serve their country?
BONUS: Which interviewee for the Explorations in Black Leadership Oral History Project dreamed of flying with the Airmen?






Five groups came together to coordinate the 1963 March on Washington. Which groups were they?
How many people attended the March?
BONUS: Which interviewee for the Explorations in Black Leadership Oral History Project spoke at the 1963 March on Washington?






Where was the Black Arts Repertory Theatre located?
What was the purpose of the Theatre?
BONUS: Which interviewee for the Explorations in Black Leadership Oral History Project founded the Black Arts Repertory Theatre?






What year was Black Enterprise Magazine founded?
What is the purpose of the magazine?
BONUS: Which Black Enterprise founder has been interviewed for the Explorations in Black Leadership Oral History Project?






When was the Congressional Black Caucus founded?
What is its mission?
BONUS: Which CBC founder has been interviewed for the Explorations in Black Leadership Oral History Project?






What is America's Black Forum?
When was it founded?
BONUS: Which interviewee for the Explorations in Black Leadership Oral History Project is a host of the program?






What is the Black Leadership Forum?
When was it founded?
BONUS: Which interviewee for the Explorations in Black Leadership Oral History Project was the first executive director of BLF?
BONUS: Name five interviewees for the Explorations in Black Leadership Oral History Project who have been honored by the BLF with a Lamplighter Award?






Total Points ___________

+55 = Black Leadership Super Sleuth
+43 Black Leadership Sleuth
+30 Black Leadership Sleuth in Training
Below 30 ? Keep Working




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