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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1963: Black civil rights leader Martin Luther King made his famous "I have a dream..." speech to a rally of 200,000 people in Washington.
Mike Pence and Donald Trump at the King Memorial and, above, Dr King making a speech in 1968 SEEING Mike Pence use - or should that be abuse - the words of Martin Luther King Jr on what would have been the civil rights leader's 90th birthday was shocking, to say the least.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has unveiled designs to honour civil rights leader Harvey Milk in its new Terminal 1, scheduled to open in phases from next July.
civil rights leader Malcolm X remains a divisive figure in U.S.
On Monday, January 15, 2018, we honor the tireless efforts of a great man, Civil Rights leader and hero to many across the world, Dr.
This book brings together selected writings of civil rights leader, state legislator, and attorney Lloyd A.
Al Sharpton, a civil rights leader, says that Lewis is a worthy recipient of the John Hope Franklin Award.
"Sometimes you have to do something out of the ordinary," said Lewis, a civil rights leader who marched with the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.
The museum is built at the site of the old Lorraine Motel, where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated.
A third contained condolences for the wife of Medgar Evers, an assassinated civil rights leader. Such handwritten letters are artifacts of a different era, one when politicians couldn't yet disappear four years of their correspondence with a keystroke.
An introductory film narrated by Julian Bond, a political and civil rights leader and professor at American University and the University of Virginia, focuses on the significance of the Civil Rights Act.
Johnson to King's wife after the civil rights leader's 1968 assassination.

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