civil rights worker


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Noun1.civil rights worker - a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groupscivil rights worker - a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups
freedom rider - one of an interracial group of civil rights activists who rode buses through parts of the South in order to protest racial segregation
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
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Raines is in his thirties, but he's already a has-been among the things he has been are a broken civil rights worker, a law-school dropout, and a tenth-rate journalist.
It's a mark of the exhibition's significance that former American civil rights worker Marcia Heinemann, who helped African-Americans in Tennessee to register their vote, is coming over to cut the ribbon at the Saturday's launch - the anniversary of Martin Luther King's assassination.
I made being Welsh sound about as rewarding as being a black civil rights worker in 1920s Alabama.
After one confrontation, in which a pistol-packing Chinn forced the notoriously racist and brutal local sheriff to stand down inside the county courthouse during a hearing for a civil rights worker, the lawman admitted, "There are only two bad sons of bitches in this county: me and that nigger C.
Asked to intercede after a civil rights worker was jailed, Loeb refused.
When Maya Angelou Lived in Egypt and Ghana In 1961, Maya Angelou, already a civil rights worker, and her then partner Vusumzi Make, an exiled activist from South Africa (he was a leading Pan Africanist Congress member), moved to Cairo, Egypt.
As a civil rights worker in Mississippi, it was "nigger lover" and "kike" I heard most.
Which American author and civil rights worker wrote the novel Go Tell It On The Mountain?
GHOSTS FROM THE PAST;18 ALEC BALDWIN, JAMES WOODS DIRECTOR: ROB REINER Lawyer Alec Baldwin opens up a 30-year-old case and discovers that evidence on the killing of a civil rights worker is very thin.
Dees was also portrayed in the movie "Ghosts of Mississippi," a 1996 feature film on the life of slain civil rights worker Medgar Evers.
GHOSTS FROM THE PAST ALEC BALDWIN, JAMES WOODS DIRECTOR: ROB REINER Lawywe Alec Baldwin opens up a 30-year-old case and discovers that evidence on the killing of a civil rights worker is very thin.
Thirty years after a civil rights worker was gunned down in his driveway, the case was finally brought to justice.

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