This 2-Year-Old Can Recite More Black History Leaders’ Names Than Most Adults

Pop quiz: how many historical African-American leaders can you name? Chances are this two-year-old has you beat. Yep, this toddler lists famous Black History Month figures like nobody’s business. And the internet thinks she’s pretty awesome.

Two-year-old Serena Moore is still years away from starting elementary school, but she can already do something that many adults can’t—she can name 15 different African-American leaders. Not only that, she can name 15 leaders, both past and present.


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So how did this toddler smarty’s story make its way to social media? Proud mama Miriam Moore posted a video clip of her daughter on Facebook. Moore wrote, “Here is a moment in Black History with Serenity! She has learned about 15 great African American figures/leaders and wants to tell you their names!”

Not only can Serenity name these leaders, but according to her mom, “She can identify them too!” As Miriam prompts her cute kiddo with the first name of famous African-American leaders, the little girl completes the names—including Barack Obama, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman and many more history-makers.

It looks like this smart toddler just might grow up to be a history-maker, too.

—Erica Loop

Featured photo: Michael Mimms via Unsplash 

 

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