civil rights worker


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Noun1.civil rights worker - a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groupscivil rights worker - 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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Raines is in his thirties, but he's already a has-been--among the things he has been are a broken civil rights worker, a law-school dropout, and a tenth-rate journalist.
Raines is in his thirties, but he's already a has-been among the things he has been are a broken civil rights worker, a law-school dropout, and a tenth-rate journalist.
It's a mark of the exhibition's significance that former American civil rights worker Marcia Heinemann, who helped African-Americans in Tennessee to register their vote, is coming over to cut the ribbon at the Saturday's launch - the anniversary of Martin Luther King's assassination.
I made being Welsh sound about as rewarding as being a black civil rights worker in 1920s Alabama.
Asked to intercede after a civil rights worker was jailed, Loeb refused.
James Chaney was a seasoned and indispensable civil rights worker with a personal understanding of the struggle as a black man raised in Meridian.
When Maya Angelou Lived in Egypt and Ghana In 1961, Maya Angelou, already a civil rights worker, and her then partner Vusumzi Make, an exiled activist from South Africa (he was a leading Pan Africanist Congress member), moved to Cairo, Egypt.
Which American author and civil rights worker wrote the novel Go Tell It On The Mountain?
Before his death, Deputy Price later confessed that he first thought the car was being driven by another local Civil Rights Worker from Jackson named George Creel.
Here's the story they started to tell: In the summer of 1964, a spy named "Agent Y," pretending to be a civil rights worker, had infiltrated the Council of Federated Organizations.
In real life Patterson was a civil rights worker in the 1960s and along with Ron Kovic founded the Los Angeles chapter of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War.

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