civil rights leader


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Noun1.civil rights leader - a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groupscivil rights leader - 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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Commission on Civil Rights mourns the loss of civil rights leader Julian Bond.
is was the year the great American civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King travelled to Newcastle to receive an honorary degree at the city's university.
SINGERS Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder and poet Nikki Giovanni were among those who took part in a four-hour ceremony honouring the legacy of murdered civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King.
as a man who "stirred our conscience" at the formal dedication of the new memorial to the slain civil rights leader on the National Mall in the U.
Plans for a feature film about civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Summary: American civil rights leader Martin Luther King III advocated religious tolerance to prevent the spread of terrorism on Tuesday.
The 39-year-old civil rights leader was gunned down at around 6pm local time as he stood on a balcony of the Lorraine motel in Memphis while trying to mediate a strike on April 4, 1968.
the civil rights leader who dreamed that one day, everyone would gather together to make a better world for all.
The essays, by some of black America's most prominent minds on their topic of expertise (Clinton-era Surgeon General David Satcher on health, civil rights leader Wade Henderson on democracy), are married to literal what-to-do checklists for elected officials and individuals.
The Bush administration has turned to an unusual source to promote the idea of public service as a way to honor the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King: the Rev.
Just as the civil rights leader arrived to set up camp, Daley announced that the city's workers would raze a thousand slum buildings in six months, and pour far more money into anti-poverty programs in the city's ghettos.
Were the civil rights leader able to return to the house, he would likely be struck by the brand of incomplete progress Compton described.

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