Philadelphia students face off in African-American history contest

    We could have an Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader? situation on our hands tonight.

    In front of a live audience of parents and guests, fifth- through 12th-graders will compete to test their knowledge of African-American history.


    It all goes down tonight starting at 6 p.m. when Comcast Network’s Art Fennell begins grilling the School District of Philadelphia about their knowledge of people, places and events in African-American history in the “AFRAM” African-American History Challenge.

    The winners of the three-hour competition — hosted by the National Constitution Center — will leave with a trophy for their school and other prizes.

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