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.

Local history focus of quiz contest

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 second in  the series — just send your answers to the following trivia questions. A winner will be selected at random from all correct responses received by noon Monday, Feb. 7.

  1. Which west Windsor place of worship is the oldest continuously active Black church in Canada?
    a) Campbell Baptist Church
    b) Harvest Bible Church
    c) Sandwich First Baptist Church
    d) St. John’s Anglican Church
  2. Located near Harrow, S.S. #11 was Ontario’s last segregated school. What year did it close, after local Black residents appealed to Ontario’s first Black MPP, Leonard Braithwaite?
    a) 1839
    b) 1867
    c) 1938
    d) 1965
  3. Which club, founded in Windsor in 1934, brings together Black women to read and discuss books on education and advocate for Black children in schools?
    a) Black Women of Forward Action
    b) the Hour-a-Day Study Club
    c) Nigerian Canadians for Cultural, Educational, and Economic Progress
    d) Windsor Women Working with Immigrant Women

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.