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Thurgood Marshall
An American jurist who was knows as a judge
Brown v. board of education
A father of an 8 year old girl named Linda brown who had charged the board of education of violating her right by denying her admission to an all white school which was closer to her house than the all black school
Rosa parks
A seamstress and NAACP officer. She was famous for being the first lady of civil rights. She didn’t believe in segregation.
Martin Luther king jr.
African American who fought also against segregation and for his right and for the people.
Southern christian leadership conference
The carry on nonviolent crusades against the evils of second-class citizenships.
Student nonviolence coordination committee
Organization, which obtained all the civil rights movers, which was led by Ella baker.
Freedom riders
One of the civil rights activist who rode buses through the south in the early 1960 to challenge segregation.
Civil rights act 1964
A law that banned discrimination in housing.
Freedom summer
A 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.
Voting rights act 1965
A law that made it easier for Africans to register to vote by eliminating discriminatory literacy test and authorizing federal examiners to enroll voters denied at the local level
De Facto segregation
racial separation established by practice and custom, not by law
Malcolm x
an African American Muslim minister and speaker and human rights activist
Nation of Islam
a religious group , popularly known as the black Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic region
Stokely Carmichael
he was the leader of the SNCC and popularized the word black power
black power
a slogan used by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960's that encouraged African- American pride and political and social leadership
black panthers
a militant African-American political organization formed 1966 by Huey Newton and bobby Seale to fight police brutality and to provide service in the ghetto
kerner commission
a group that was appointed by president Johnson to study the causes of Urban violence and that recommended the elimination of De Facto segregation in American society
civil rights act of 1968
an act that banned discrimination in housing
affirmative action
policy that seeks to correct the effects of past discrimination by favoring the groups who were previously disadvantage
Fannie lou hammer
an American voting rights activist and sncc leader