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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Medgar Evers served in World War II and went on to become a prominent civil rights activist. He organized voter registration drives and protests against segregation in the 1950s and '60s and investigated Emmett Till's murder for the NAACP.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 10 (ANI): A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable, posted as a security guard at civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad's residence in suburban Santacruz here, allegedly committed suicide on Saturday morning.
Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old paralegal and civil rights activist, was killed, and nearly three dozen others were injured.
Prominent civil rights activist Maria Chin Abdullah confirmed today that she has been approached to consider running in the 14th general elections (GE14).
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.
(AN photo) DELHI: Just a few hours before her murder in Bangalore on Tuesday, allegedly by Hindu right-wingers, Gauri Lankesh, a secular journalist and civil rights activist, spoke up for the rights of Rohingya Muslims in India.
His son announced the news on Instagram saying: "It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and civil rights activist Mr.
Najaf / NINA / A security source in Najaf police command announced the arrest of civil rights activist, Zaki al-Rofayei in the province after the issuance of a warrant for his arrest.
BLOODY Sunday civil rights activist Ivan Cooper was presented with an honorary doctorate yesterday by the man who played him in a film on the atrocity.
CHART-TOPPING revolutionary artist, poet and civil rights activist Gil Scott-Heron was honoured with a tribute at St George's Hall.
US civil rights activist, Amelia Boynton Robinson, the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama, has died aged 104.