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Join our trivia game! Life West presents Black History Month contest

As Life West celebrates Black History Month during the month of February, the Life West community is invited to take part in a trivia contest.

The first person to submit all of the correct answers to Mercy in the admissions department (room 120L) will win a $100 voucher for the Life West Bookstore.

Please follow the honor code and don’t Google the answers, as tempting as that may be!

Ready, Set, GO!

  • Who wrote this quote: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”?
  • How did Black History Month originate, and what was it called when it began?
  • Who is thought to be the first African-American to graduate from a chiropractic college?
  • In which state did Walton Russ earn his chiropractic license?
  • Who was the first African-American to appear on a U.S. postage stamp?
  • What is the name of the civil rights activist known as one of the founders of the NAACP, a women’s rights activist, and who was at one point the most famous black woman in America?
  • Who wrote “My People” in The Crisis, the official magazine of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)?
  • What is the last name of the family that stars on the American sitcom “Good Times”?
  • In which year was Milton Reese recognized as Alabama Chiropractor of the Year?
  • Who was the first black Nobel Peace Prize Winner?

Life West also marked American activist Rosa Parks’ birthday on Monday, Feb. 4, and added a Black History Month lesson to Friday seminar, in which a timeline was shown and African-American Harvey Lillard, whose hearing was cured when he received the first chiropractic adjustment from D.D. Palmer in 1895, spent time in the spotlight.


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