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Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 08/16/2012

A back-to-school test on black history


Buses gather at Milford Mill Academy in Baltimore County. (Mark Gail - THE WASHINGTON POST)
What better way to start the school year than with a quiz on black history? Many of our culture’s game-changing efforts to close the academic gap between African Americans and whites have taken place right in our backyard. Take the quiz below to learn what black people in D.C., Maryland and Virginia have done to advance our educational pursuits.

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