civil rights leader

Definitions

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

In literature:

The White House tried to adjust the conflicting demands of the civil rights leaders and the Army traditionalists.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
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In news:

Civil rights leader Lawrence Guyot , 73, dies.
Glenn Beck, civil rights leaders spar over MLK anniversary.
File photo Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr could be honored in Jackson by renaming Elm Avenue or High Street after the slain civil rights leader or naming a new West Avenue bridge after King.
The sermon was so powerful that the designers of the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial in Washington selected those lines to be inscribed on the memorial's towering statue of the civil rights leader.
Civil rights leader Julian Bond in Puyallup.
La Paz , located in Keene, is the final resting place of civil rights leader Cesar Chavez and will become a national monument.
Gwen Ifill remembers civil rights activist Dr Dorothy Height, who was a leader in both the African-American and women's rights movements.
Educator, author, and civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune founded a school for black students.
Slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers will be honored Friday with a Navy supply ship named for him.
Civil rights leader Lawrence Guyot dies at 73.
Many protest leaders said they had studied the civil rights leader's nonviolence techniques.
Robert Penn Warren Online Archive Humanizes Leaders Of The Civil Rights Movement.
Thurman had a profound spiritual impact on King and on many other civil rights leaders.
GREENSBORO — Two dozen leaders from a range of civil rights movements announced the formation of a new group Tuesday aimed at distilling their long experience into advice for younger generations.
The site is a four-acre tract with a 30-foot sculpture of the civil rights leader.
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