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Black boy from Chicago who was murdered when visiting in the South; emotional spark to the movement
Black Muslim leader who believed white racism should be fought in a violent manner if necessary
A policy to create opportunities for those that have been discriminated againt in the past
These started in Greensboro, North Carolina to peacefully protest segregation in restaurants, etc
Fire hoses and dogs were used against children and teens who were peacefully protesting
Birmingham Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
A meeting ground and headquarters for the movement. It was bombed killing four girls
March on Washington
Marchers demanded passage of a civil rights bill, job opportunities and integration; "I have a dream" speech was given
Stokely Carmichael coined this term, meaning pride in culture and black controlled communities
Brown v. Board of Education
Court ruled that segregation was unconstitutional, overturned Plessey v Ferguson.
A voters' registration drive in Mississippi turned violent when three college students (from the north) were killed.
Selma to Montgomery Marches
Marches for voting rights, police beat marchers and used tear gas against them; violence was shown on TV
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