Race & Gender: Ask the Fact Monster Questions
Updated February 23, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
Race & Gender
- What did Henry Blair invent?
- Who was the first African American to be a Rhodes scholar?
- Was Eli Whitney an African-American?
- Who was the first African-American to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor?
- Who was the first woman to be elected senator?
- Why are women's buttons on the opposite side from men's?
- Is it true that an African-American women by the name of Selma Burke designed the dime?
- I understand that more than 3,400 men and one woman have won the Congressional Medal of Honor. Who was the woman?
- Who was the first U.S. woman in space?
- What's a "best boy" in film credits, and why is there never a "best girl"?