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  1. Black Panthers
  2. Thurgood Marshall
  3. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  4. Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
  5. de jure segregation
  1. a racial separation established by law.
  2. b paster of baptist church, 26 yr old to lead Mont Impr. Ass. to organize the boyott.
  3. c a militant African-American political organization formed in 1966 by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale to fight police brutality and to provide services in the ghetto.
  4. d Marshall and his NAACP lawyers won 29 out of 32 cases argued before the supreme court
  5. e an organization formed in 1957 by Dr. MLK JR and other leaders to work for civil rights through nonviolent means

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. air force veteran won a federal court case that allowed him to enroll in the all white universiy of Mississippi, but when he arrived on campus, Gov Ross Varnett refused to let him register as a student.
  2. 1954 case in which the supreme court ruled that "separate but equal" education for black and white students was unconstitutional.
  3. a law that banned discrimination in housing
  4. a law that banned discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, or religion in public places and most workplaces.
  5. a 1964 project to register African-American voters in Mississippi.

5 True/False questions

  1. Voting Rights Act of 1965a law that banned discrimination in housing


  2. Rosa Parksa form of demonstration used by African Americans to protest discrimination, in which the protesters sit downin a segregated business and refuse to leave until they are served.


  3. sit-inseamstress and NAACP officer, took seat in front row of the "colored" section of a Montgomery bus. She refused to move when driver told her to, so she got arrested.


  4. Nation of Islama religious group, popularly known as the Blac Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic religion.


  5. Malcolm Xwhile in jail, read about the nation of islam, became an islamic minister, believed in black separatism.