Definition of Civil rights worker
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 worker
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1. The Ku Klux Klan: A History of Racism & Violence edited by Sara Bullard (1998)
"Schwerner, Chaney and Andrew Goodman, 21, a newly arrived civil rights worker from New York, were on their way from Mt. Zion to Philadelphia, Mississippi, ..."
2. A Few Kind Words about Hate: The Dark Side of Family Life and the Bible by Una Stannard (2007)
""Ain't no such thing as I can hate anybody and hope to see God's face," said the civil rights worker, Fannie Lou Hamer. Believers in God are certain they'll ..."