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commission for civil rights
created by eisenhower and lyndon b johnson as a permanent group for civil rights
AA who refused to give up her seat on the bus, arrested, started montgomery bus boycott with help of martin luther king jr.
group lead by Martin Luther King Jr. to lead crusade against segregation. marched in washington to demand right to vote.
a call to African Americans to unite, to recognize thier heritage, build a sense of community, define own goals, etc. malcom X first used it
First civil rights organization to use non-violent tactics to promote racial equality and desegregation
was an advocate of black power and was the figurehead of the Nation of Islam for some time. He was greatly influential in getting people to believe in black power and self-defense, as opposed to King's peace.
used children for marches since they didn't have jobs or families to worry about when arrested
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