How much do you know about Black History Month? Take the quiz.

February marks the 36th  anniversary of Black History Month, which highlights the actions and achievements of African Americans throughout US history. Here's a quiz to test your knowledge of the facts.

2. Celebrated author Alex Haley wrote books about all of the following people, EXCEPT:

Martin Luther King, Jr. was not the subject of any of Alex Haley’s books. Haley collaborated with civil rights leader Malcolm X on X’s autobiography. X was assassinated in 1965, and the book was published later that year. Haley explored his family’s history and the story of his ancestor Kunta Kinte in Roots: The Saga of an American Family, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1977. Haley later wrote about his maternal grandmother, Queen Haley, in Queen: The Story of an American Family, though Haley died before completing the book.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was not the subject of any of Alex Haley’s books. Haley collaborated with civil rights leader Malcolm X on X’s autobiography. X was assassinated in 1965, and the book was published later that year. Haley explored his family’s history and the story of his ancestor Kunta Kinte in Roots: The Saga of an American Family, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1977. Haley later wrote about his maternal grandmother, Queen Haley, in Queen: The Story of an American Family, though Haley died before completing the book.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was not the subject of any of Alex Haley’s books. Haley collaborated with civil rights leader Malcolm X on X’s autobiography. X was assassinated in 1965, and the book was published later that year. Haley explored his family’s history and the story of his ancestor Kunta Kinte in Roots: The Saga of an American Family, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1977. Haley later wrote about his maternal grandmother, Queen Haley, in Queen: The Story of an American Family, though Haley died before completing the book.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was not the subject of any of Alex Haley’s books. Haley collaborated with civil rights leader Malcolm X on X’s autobiography. X was assassinated in 1965, and the book was published later that year. Haley explored his family’s history and the story of his ancestor Kunta Kinte in Roots: The Saga of an American Family, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1977. Haley later wrote about his maternal grandmother, Queen Haley, in Queen: The Story of an American Family, though Haley died before completing the book.

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Malcolm X

 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Kunta Kinte

 

Queen Haley

 
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