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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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.
Monday as he started his second term on the holiday honoring the iconic civil rights leader.
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.
as a civil rights leader has been widely recognized for many years.
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.
A life-long civil rights leader, Langford also represented Adam Carr Jr.
the civil rights leader who dreamed that one day, everyone would gather together to make a better world for all.
A crowd led by civil rights leader Al Sharpton protested in New York after police shot dead an unarmed black man on the day of his wedding.
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.

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