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Civil Rights Era

first African-American Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
process of bringing people of different races together integration
arrested for not giving up her bus seat to a white man; prompted the Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa Parks
civil rights leader who opposed discrimination against African-Americans by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations; was assassinated in Memphis, TN Martin Luther King, Jr.
opposing a law one considers unjust by peacefully disobeying it and accepting the punishment civil disobedience
protest in which people sit in a place and refuse to move until their demands are met sit-in
African-American leader and supporter of the Nation of Islam; supported black separatism, black pride, and the use of violence for self-protection Malcolm X
a policy to hire and promote more minorities and women affirmative action
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, founded in 1909 to work for racial equality NAACP
Supreme Court case which led to the eventual desegregation of schools in 1954 Brown v. Board of Education
outlawed discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, or religion Civil Rights Act of 1964
separation of people based on racial, ethnic, or other differences segregation
treating members of different races, religions, ethnic groups differently discrimination
Civil rights campaign in which African-American and white protesters traveled by bus through the South to desegregate bus stations Freedom Rides
protest in 1955-1956 by African-Americans against racial segregation in bus system of Montgomery, Alabama Montgomery Bus Boycott
Nine African-American students who would be admitted to a white school after integration ruling Little Rock Nine
Limited voting rights of African-Americans, such as literacy tests, the grandfather clause, and poll taxes Jim Crow laws
1896 Supreme Court ruling that segregation in public facilities was legal as long as the facilities were equal ("separate but equal") Plessy v. Ferguson
an opinion or strong feeling formed without careful thought or regard to the facts prejudice
Civil rights law that banned literacy tests and other practices that discouraged African-Americans from voting Voting Rights Act of 1965
14-year old Chicago boy who was murdered in Mississippi after whistling at white woman Emmett Till
A refusal to buy or use goods and services boycott
Influenced by Malcolm X's ideas, they urged African Americans to arm themselves to force whites to grant them equal rights Black Panthers
An organization formed to take action for women's equality National Organization for Women (NOW)
segregation by law dejure segregation
segregation that is based on residential patterns and is not imposed by law; "by fact" defacto segregation
A __ is a now generalized term used as a synonym for a "noob" or "newb," which is someone who is bad at a video game or activity in general. scrub
getting loose (just being wild) turnt up
The act of being too nice or too generous, because people will often take advantage of you. That boy is too __, he always gives me his snacks. friendly
A phrase trolls use to anger an already mad person even more. U mad bro?
One who posts a deliberately provocative message on a message board with the intention of causing maximum disruption and argument. troll
Paltry, insufficient, and laughable in effort weaksauce
A really annoying person that keeps killing you with a grenade launcher in Call of Duty Noob Tuber
Completely annihilated or dominated in Call of Duty. pwned
A statement of disbelief in a sarcastic manner. It is like "seriously", but more obnoxious. Really?
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