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

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

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