Brown v. Board of Education
1954 landmark that required the desegregation of public education
foreign conflict in 1965 that reduced funding for Johnson's Great Society programs
civil rights organization that was led by MLK; based in Black southern churches
method of protest used by MLK Jr. that is described as "meeting the forces of hate, with love"
student based Civil Rights group that was known for their sit-ins and started in Greensboro, NC (acronym).
northern based civil rights group that was known for launching the desegregation campaign against the transportation system (acronym).
name given to the protest of transportation segregation whereby interstate bus rides were taken
Name of the first African American to be admitted to the University of Mississippi (Ole' Miss)
The site of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech in which almost a quarter of a million attended
Civil Rights Act of 1964
1964 act of Congress that prohibited discrimination in the workplace or segregation in public places
name given to the voting campaign in the summer of 1964 that helped African Americans register to vote, Chaney/Schwerner/Goodman
Voting Rights Act of 1965
the violence during the voting campaign of both Bloody Sunday in Selma and Mississippi murders helped pass this legislation in 1965
renamed himself to signify the loss of his African heritage; converted to Nation of Islam in jail in the 50s, became Black Muslims' most dynamic street orator and recruiter
Nation of Islam
Name of the organization/religion that gave Malcolm X discipline and direction as a leader of the Black Power movement.
Radical and armed Black Power group founded in LA
federal committee the blamed white society for race riots and creating two societies divided by race
city in which Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated
James Earl Ray
Leader of the United Farm Workers, led grape boycott
another name for the "Brown Power" movement
American Indian Movement
another name for the "Red Power" movement
The cultural "gap" between the baby boomer and their children
site of an alternative society in California whereby the young dropped out of the mainstream to be closer to nature
pop artist known for his mocking of mass production
wrote the book the "Feminine Mystique" that rejected the traditional housewife values
organization for women founded in 1966 that championed woman's rights (acronym)
influx of bands and musicians from Britain during the 60's. Huge influence on the American music scene
I Have A Dream
speech given by MLK during the August 1965 March on Washington DC
City in which MLK was arrested and wrote his famous "Letter from ___________ Jail"
home to the Edmund Pettus Bridge and "Bloody Sunday"
3 day rock concert in upstate N.Y. August 1969, exemplified the counterculture of the late 1960s
believed in anti-materalism, free use of drugs, they had a casual attitude toward sex and anti-conformity, (1960s) practiced free love and took drugs, flocked to San Francisco- low rent/interracial, smoked marijuana and took LSD, Protestors who influenced US involvement in Vietnam
a powerful hallucinogenic drug; also known as acid
art movement that emerged in the 1960s; took images from popular culture and transformed them into works of fine art
small Detroit studio from which many Black artists of the period recorded
Site of the 1965 protest on a California campus calling for a change in the conservative teachings
considered by some to be a "failure" of the civil rights movement; lessons learned here influenced the campaign in Birmingham
took place in Birmingham 1963, where children's nonviolent protest was met with firehoses and dogs. Images captured for TV.
stood in place for lost African heritage
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
written by MLK Jr. from prison; disappointed more Christians/moderate whites didn't speak out against racism
chief of police of Birmingham, AL. His use of dogs/fire hoses against the peaceful marchers on TV brought national attention to the civil right struggle
former Harvard psychologist who experimented LSD and became an advocate of their use as a way to open and expand the mind
magazine devoted to feminist issues; female title neutral to marital status
folk singer who claimed that the answers to society's problems were just, "blowin' in the wind."
MLK Jr's last speech before his assassination; said that he people would make it to the "promised land"