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Black College Quiz

The Black College Quiz, hosted by Nephew Tommy of the Steve Harvey Morning Show, brings together some of our nation’s brightest minds in a fun and competitive “Jeopardy-style” televised competition, where gifted HBCU students get the chance to represent their schools and test their knowledge of African-American history.

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ”

Harriet Tubman

The purpose of the Black College Quiz game show series is to encourage an appreciation of African-American Heritage by all people in an entertaining quiz show format. The quiz show features college students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Predominately Black Institutions, and Universities and Colleges with Black Studies Departments from around the country showcasing their knowledge and skills of African-American history and culture.

Jonathan McReynolds

Hosted by Nephew Tommy

The Black College Quiz features HBCU students from around the country showcasing their knowledge of African American history for scholarships

Black College Quiz understands the importance of a quality education and that many students struggle to afford a quality education at a higher-level institution. We're doing our part to help students find grants, scholarships, and programs available to help you advance your education at a Historically Black Colleges & University.

Black College Quiz is produced in memory of the late Dr. Rosemary R. Jackson, who served as the Research Director and Associate Producer of the series.

Dr. Jackson’s lifelong passion was education, which she instilled in her family, especially her children and grandsons. Her daughter is a graduate of Syracuse University and her son graduated from the University of Minnesota. Through her tireless support and encouragement, her eldest grandson graduated from Morehouse College and her youngest grandson is a student at the University of Illinois.

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Dr. Jackson received a Bachelor’s Degree from Chicago State University, a Master’s Degree from National College of Education, a second Master’s Degree in English from DePaul University and her Ph.D. in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies from Loyola University. For more information visit