civil rights leader

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Synonyms for civil rights leader

a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups

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Answer is at the bottom The bingo |boom was in full swing and new clubs were opening every month Dr Martin Luther King, the American civil rights leader, with a group of students at Newcastle University where |he received an honorary degree, becoming a Doctor of Civil Law; below right, the Queen opens the Tyne Tunnel
President Barack Obama saluted King as a man who "stirred our conscience", at the formal dedication of a new memorial to the murdered civil rights leader on Washington's National Mall.
Jackson takes issue, for instance, with the argument advanced by David Garrow and other King scholars that central to King's commitment as a civil rights leader was a direct encounter he had with God in his kitchen not long after the bus boycott had begun.
New Delhi, February 18 (ANI): American civil rights leader Martin Luther King III advocated religious tolerance to prevent the spread of terrorism on Tuesday.
At the vigil and rally, a crowd led by civil rights leader the Rev Al Sharpton shouted "No justice, no peace.
The Bush administration has turned to an unusual source to promote the idea of public service as a way to honor the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King: the Rev.
Just as the civil rights leader arrived to set up camp, Daley announced that the city's workers would raze a thousand slum buildings in six months, and pour far more money into anti-poverty programs in the city's ghettos.
CORETTA Scott King, the widow of civil rights leader the Rev Martin Luther King Jr, has died, aged 78.
Were the civil rights leader able to return to the house, he would likely be struck by the brand of incomplete progress Compton described.
A poem by Baptist minister and civil rights leader Howard Thurman:
quoted American civil rights leader Martin Luther King who once said that "eleven o' clock on Sunday morning (when may U.
Burke Marshall was a civil rights leader with all the rights, privileges, and responsibilities appertaining thereto.
This was followed by years of work as a civil rights leader, working with the NAACP, the United Negro College fund, and finally 10 years as the leader of the Urban League.
It was based on the tragedy of Medgar Evers, a black civil rights leader murdered in 1963, and used, in both score and choreography, the penetrating language of understatement.
1868-1963) Civil rights leader, editor, scholar was co-founder of the NAACP and the chief organizer of the First PanAfrican Congress of 1919.
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