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.

Park namesakes key to prize challenge

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 fifth in the series, just identify the three people of African descent who have a park named for them in the City of Windsor. A winner will be selected at random from all correct responses received by noon Wednesday, Feb. 16.

  1. Who was Canada’s first Black police detective, employed by the Windsor Police?
  2. The park outside the former Windsor Water World is named to honour which multi-sport athlete, who competed professionally in basketball, baseball, and football?
  3. There is only one City of Windsor park named after a Black woman. Who was she?

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.