Weekend News Quiz

Did you keep up with the news this week?

Last week 81 percent of quiz takers knew that Jamie Lee Kirkpatrick got an award and sports scholarship named after him. Only 12 percent knew that over 40 of the films at Charlotte’s Film Festival were from Black creatives.

Now for this weeks quiz.

1. Covid-19

In North Carolina, 44% of Black residents have now had at least one Covid-19 shot. This noticeable rise may be contributed to:

2. Black Biz

We profiled a new black-owned business in South Park mall that sells

3. Black food

Charlotte Black Restaurant has begun, yet only 9 of the 25 Black-owned restaurants asked to participate, accepted. Those that declined cited each of the following reasons except:

4. Big Money

LISC Charlotte has used a recent $450k grant from the Knight Foundation to provide low-cost financing and technical assistance to Sankofa Partners, a small Black-led company that:

5. Investing

This company gave a $50,000 grant and 25 laptops to the Beatties Ford Road Vocational Trade Center, a site where people looking for a way out of poverty can learn a trade.
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