poster by artist Robert SmallThis poster by artist Robert Small is the centre of a prize package for winners of quizzes this month on Black history.

Prizes await quizzer able to determine truth

The Black History – Black Futures planning committee has prepared quizzes to run through the month of February, offering as prizes a poster created by Robert Small from his Legacy Collexion, along with swag from the University of Windsor Alumni Association.

To enter today’s contest, the fourth in the series, just send your answers to the following true-or-false questions. A winner will be selected at random from all correct responses received by noon Monday, Feb. 14.

  1. Prior to the abolition of slavery in the British Empire, freedom seekers crossed from Canada into Michigan to find liberty. True or false?
  2. Guest speakers at Windsor’s Emancipation Celebrations, which drew thousands to Jackson Park every August, included Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary MacLeod Bethune, Adam Clayton Powell, and Martin Luther King, Jr. True or false?
  3. Demonstrations and sit-in protests staged by students and faculty led the University of Windsor to be the first in Canada to divest from apartheid-era South Africa. True or false?

Contest is open to all readers of the DailyNews. Send an e-mail with your responses to One entry per contestant, please. Note: the decision of the judge in determining the most correct response is inviolable.