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  1. United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national civil rights movement (born in 1913)
  2. black nationalist organization founded in 1964 by Malcolm X. Modeled on the Organization of African Unity, the purpose of the ______ was to fight for the human rights of African Americans and promote cooperation among Africans and Afro-Americans in the Americas.
  3. 9 African American students were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in an effort to desegregate the school; Governor Faubus tried to stop the students from attending
  4. The first African American player in the major league of baseball. His actions helped to bring about other opportunities for African Americans.

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  1. Medgar EversUnited States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national civil rights movement (born in 1913)

          

  2. Robert KennedyUnited States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national civil rights movement (born in 1913)

          

  3. Civil Rights Act 1957Was intended to protect the right of African American's to vote. The act brought the power of the federal government into the civil rights debate. The act created a civil rights division within the Department of Justice and gave it the authority to seek court injunctions against anyone interfering with the right to vote. Also created the US commission on Civil Rights to investigate allegations of denial of voting rights.

          

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