civil rights activist


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Noun1.civil rights activist - a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groupscivil rights activist - 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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Nina: Jazz Legend and Civil-Rights Activist Nina Simone is a picturebook celebrating 20th century performer and civil rights activist Nina Simone, a gifted and courageous African- American woman.
Parveena Ahangar founded the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons, which supports parents of missing and disappeared persons in the Indian occupied Kashmir whereas Imroz Parvez is a Kashmiri lawyer, civil rights activist, and founder of the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society.
She took a strong line against the deportation of Rohingya from India and their genocide in Myanmar," said Kavita Krishnan, a prominent civil rights activist and secretary of the All India Progressive Women's Association.
Najaf / NINA / The civil rights activist, Ali al-Thabhawi was released after being kidnapped by unknown gunmen for more than 10 days.
CHART-TOPPING revolutionary artist, poet and civil rights activist Gil Scott-Heron was honoured with a tribute at St George's Hall.
American civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson praised on Saturday Morocco's reforms and major achievements in development.
Stevie Wonder also performed and civil rights activist Al Sharpton gave a rousing speech.
Summary: Civil Rights activist Jesse Jackson has urged people not to turn the killers of Stephen Lawrence into "trophies" that distract from the deeper issue of racism in the UK.
Summary: BEIRUT: A civil rights activist is calling on military magistrates to resign and threatened to go on a hunger strike, after refusing to attend a hearing at the Military Tribunal on Friday.
ACTOR-SINGER and pioneer civil rights activist Paul Robeson died in Philadelphia yesterday, aged 77.
A LECTURE by a US civil rights activist who worked alongside Martin Luther King heads a programme of events leading up to Slavery Remembrance Day.
The civil rights activist, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for trying to end racial segregation in the US, was shot dead on a hotel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee.