Definition of Civil rights activist
1. Noun. A leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups.
Specialized synonyms: Freedom Rider
Generic synonyms: Crusader, Meliorist, Reformer, Reformist, Social Reformer
Specialized synonyms: Bond, Julian Bond, Du Bois, W. E. B. Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, Evers, Medgar Evers, Medgar Wiley Evers, Farmer, James Leonard Farmer, Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Jesse Louis Jackson, King, Martin Luther King, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm Little, Malcolm X, James Howard Meredith, James Meredith, Meredith, Parks, Rosa Parks, Paul Bustill Robeson, Paul Robeson, Robeson, Roy Wilkins, Wilkins, Whitney Moore Young Jr., Whitney Young, Young
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Literary usage of Civil rights activist
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1. Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in ...by Mary Cowhey by Mary Cowhey (2006)
"... civil rights activist and freedom singer who became a founding member of Sweet Honey in the Rock, an African American female a cappella group. ..."
2. Discipleship by Heini Arnold, J. Heinrich Arnold (1994)
"Something much greater must come into being, something we ourselves cannot *Young civil rights activist murdered in Mississippi in 1964. ..."
3. Easy File Folder Reports by Yvonne Despard (2004)
"... Olympic medalist civil rights activist Secretary of State opera soprano baseball player; first Black in the major leagues runner; ..."
4. Human Rights Watch World Report 1998 by Human Rights Watch Staff (1997)
"On November 20, 1996, Roisin McAliskey, the twenty-five-year-old daughter of civil rights activist Bernadette McAliskey, was arrested and detained under ..."
5. The Ku Klux Klan: A History of Racism & Violence edited by Sara Bullard (1998)
"As a young civil rights activist working alongside John Lewis, Andrew Young, the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and many others, I saw the Ku Klux Klan ..."
6. American Vulgar: The Politics of Manipulation Versus the Culture of Awareness by Robert Grudin (2006)
"And, as we will see from the experience of civil rights activist Frederick Douglass, the first subject of our consciousness should be the extent to which ..."