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Founded in 1909 to improve living conditions for Blacks, what group evolved into a national organization dedicated to establishing equal legal rights for Blacks?
Organized in the fall of 1960 by Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. as a student civil rights movement inspired by sit-ins, it challenged the status quo and walked the back roads of
Who was the prominent African American leader that brought together nearly 100 black ministers to found the Southern Christian Leadership Movement?
Who became the first African American on a major league baseball team, breaking the racial barrier in Pro Sports?
What African American leader took the name 'X' as a symbol of the stolen identity of African Slaves?
A slogan used to reflect solidarity and racial consciousness, used by Malcolm X. It meant that equality could not be given, but had to be seized by a powerful, organized Black comm
200,000 demonstrators converged on the Lincoln Memorial to hear Dr. King's speech and to celebrate Kennedy's support for the civil rights movement
Group that concentrated on organizing votes for Black candidates and political causes, successful even in states like Mississippi and Alabama
Led by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton, they believed that racism was an inherent part of the U.S. capitalist society and were militant, self-styled revolutionaries for Black Power
It outlawed taxing voters, e.g. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters
Whose arrest sparked the Montgomery bus boycott?
nonviolent demonstrations and marches that challenged segregation laws, often braving attacks by angry White mobs
What U.S. President intervened in the Crisis of Little Rock, having nine black students escorted to school in an army car?
What 1952 case, stated that schools must be interegrated?
appointed the first Black Supreme Court Justice, he had led that NAACP's legal defense fund and had argued the Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas case before the Sup

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