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Question of the Day - Black History Month

Question for 27 February 2009

In what year was Negro History Week changed to Black History Month? ANSWER: 1976

This was the final question for our 2009 Black History Month contest. Thanks to all of you for participating both on radio and the Internet. For those of you who were declared winners, we will begin sending out your prizes during the month of March.

Email your answer to DaybreakAfrica@voanews.com, along with your postal address! Each day's winner will receive a Daybreak Africa baseball cap!

Previous Question:

26 February 2009 -

Who is considered the first Black U.S. senator? THE ANSWER: Hiram Revels of Mississippi!

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