civil rights activist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n civil rights activist a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups
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Usage

In literature:

What both the civil rights activists and the Army's leaders tended to ignore during the war was that segregation was inefficient.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
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In news:

Civil rights activist George Eames dead at 79.
Baltimore activists urge formation of local African -American civil rights commission.
Baltimore activists urge formation of local African-American civil rights commission.
In the 1950s and '60s, civil rights activists transformed the United States by working to outlaw racial discrimination.
About 25 people gathered for the vigil organized by Los Angeles-based civil rights activist Eddie Jones.
President Barack Obama speaks during the announcement of the Cesar E Chavez National Monument to honor the late Latino farm worker and labor and civil rights activist on Monday, October 8, in Keene, California.
Civil rights activist calls for fast-track investigation by prosecutors.
Civil Rights Activist recalls Dr King's help in Civil Rights Movement .
Civil rights activist and entertainer Harry Belafonte is reflecting on the success of the Civil Rights movement , of which he has been an integral part.
Baltimore activists urge formation of local African-American civil rights commission .
Civil rights activists, free speech advocates, lawyers and politicians have spoken out in recent days against India's controversial Internet laws.
Civil Rights activists set to receive degrees.
Civil Rights Activist Myrlie Evers -Williams Pens Letter in Support of 'The Help'.
Works feature infamous mugshots of Civil Rights activists.
Civil rights activist Rep John Lewis (D-GA), visited the US Supreme Court today as justices prepared to hear arguments challenging provisions from the Voting Rights Act.
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