29 terms

DR-Leadership Vocab 2


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a group in a society exercising power and influence over matters of policy or taste, and seen as resisting change.
very appropriate to a particular situation.
stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. ... To recognize this inclusion, a popular variant adds the letter Q for those who identify as queer or are questioning their sexual identity
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. A serious brain injury caused by continues blows to the head.
Mahatma Gandhi
the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule
Cesar Chavez
labor leader and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962
Hip hop artist, activist, and leader
Benjamin Lay
An 18 century abolitionist who wrote a book against bondage and challenged his religious sect the Quakers.
a person who favors the elimination or ending of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or slavery.
a rule or belief governing one's personal behavior; a morally correct behavior and attitudes
Status Quo
the existing state of affairs and laws, especially regarding social or political issues.
Dolores Huerta
is civil right activist who fought along side of Caesar Chavez to fight for labor laws against farmers. She boycotted and marched to challenge the status quo.
Frida Kahlo de Rivera
an artist who challenged and opposed the standards of beauty. Her art work proved the questing and second thoughts of identity, gender, class, and race in Mexican culture.
Mary McLeod Bethune
She fought for educational rights for African Americans and women.
Harriet Tubman
was an American abolitionist, humanitarian, and an armed scout and spy for the United States Army during the American Civil War. She is considered the first African American woman to serve in the military.
Spike Lee
Movie producer, writer, activist, and actor: his movies reflect society and personable characters. (Do the Right Thing)
a community, place, or situation regarded as encapsulating in miniature the characteristic qualities or features of something much larger.
Black Panthers
were a revolutionary black nationalist and socialist organization founded by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in October 1966.
John Brown
was an American abolitionist who believed and advocated that armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States
a member of a self-appointed group of citizens who undertake law enforcement in their community without legal authority, typically because the legal agencies are thought to be inadequate.
the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation.
Patriotic feeling, principles; advocacy of political independence
A manner of thinking characteristic of a group, social class, or individual
language designed to have a persuasive or impressive effect on its audience, but often regarded as lacking in sincerity or meaningful content.
Nelson Mandela
South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist. He served 27 years in jail challenging the law and status quo.
Edward Snowden
this person revealed numerous global surveillance programs run by the NSA showing that the US Government was infringing upon our privacy rights: Gov. spying on the US citizens.
Why do people Riot?
You better know 4 reasons why. look at your notes.
DeRay Mckesson
The spoken person for the Black Lives Matter movement. This group has led campaign against the violence and systematic racism towards Black people.
Malcolm X
An African American Muslim and Human Rights Activist. In his life, he went from criminal to an activist and changed his views on his approach to fight the Establishment and the status quo.