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

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

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