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Supreme Court case, the court ruled on May 17, 1954 that segregation of schools was unconstitutional
African Americans refused to use the entire city bus system until the bus company agreed to change its segregation policy.
the bringing together of different races
a thing whith both African Americans and white Americans involved
organization dedicated to bringing about change through peaceful confrontation.
organization that advocated the practice of nonviolent protest.
a peaceful way of protesting against restrictive policies.
organization that began in 1960 at a meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina that organized student protests
a technique of nonviolent protest used first in 1943 in which protesters simply sat down at a segregated lunch counter or other public place. If they were refused service at first,
this practice tested the Supreme Court ruling that bus stations and facilities couldn’t be segregated by riding buses in the Southern states to exercise their new rights.
took place in August 1963. More than 200,000 people came from all over the country to call for jobs and freedom.
when congressmen exercise their right to speak. The tactic is used to prevent a vote on a measure by taking the floor and refusing to stop talking.
a procedure that may be used to limit or end debate and call for a vote.
this legislation had an impact on many areas, including voting, schools, and jobs. It gave the Justice Department the authority to act vigorously in school desegregation and voting
this legislation said that federal officials could register voters in places where local officials were blocking registration by African Americans. The act also effectively elimina
ratified in 1964. It outlawed the poll tax, which was still being used in several southern states to keep poor African Americans from voting.
a group often called the Black Muslims.
a belief in the separate identity and racial unity of the African American community.
a call to unite, to recognize their heritage, to build a sense of community, to begin to define their own goals, to lead their own organizations, and support those organizations.
racial separation created by law.
the separation caused by social conditions such as poverty.

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