17 February 2004

Black History Question:
In November of what year were 16 Blacks elected to Congress? Name two of them.

Hint—One of them was the first person of African descent from the deep south to be sent to Washington since Reconstruction.

Black History Question Answer from February 13:
.:Chester Himes:. "The first of his detective stories, The Five-Cornered Square, introduced his two most famous characters, Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones ..."

The quote comes from the book If He Hollers Let Him Go.

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