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Can you name the answers to these civil-rights questions??

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President during the Berlin Blockade
National Organisation for Women proposes what political change in 1967?
This black power group gains 5,000 members
Coins the phrase 'black power'
King targets this town in Alabama to encourage black people to register for the vote
Lundberg publishes this book in 1947
Organised the March on Washington 1941 for equal employment rights?
Brown wins his case against Topeka Board of Education in which year?
Nine black students enrol at this school in Arkansas in 1957
Riots break out where in June 1943?
34 people killed and 1,000 buildings destroyed in which city, 1965?
Martin Luther King emerges as the leader of the civil rights campaign after the arrest of...
President during WWII
This teenager is killed in Mississippi in 1955
Two black medallists hold the black power salute at the '68 Olympics in which city
President Johnson abolished the what in 1966, leading to huge protest especially among the student population?
Martin Luther King is assassinated this year
Civil rights organisation formed 1909?
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The Equal Pay Act is passed in which year?
The double 'what' campaign was started in 1942 and lasted throughout WWII?
The sit-in tactic was first used in which city, South Carolina?
The music festival that is the climax of the hippy movement is called what?
Radical feminist organisation which burns bras in San Francisco
What year is Roe vs Wade concluded?
President in the final years of the Vietnam War
Which female politician opposes STOP ERA?
A bus in burnt in this state during the freedom ride tactic of the early 60's
Writes 'The Feminine Mystique'
American organisation that investigates the Hollywood 10?
Malcolm X returns from where a changed man?
President following Kennedy's assassination
President 1953-61, nicknamed 'Ike'
China officially becomes a communist state this year
Tom Hayden forms this organisation in 1959
The name of King's last speech, 1968
In 1970 four people are shot dead at which university?

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