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Core 5 Civil Rights

African American Studies

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What do the letters NAACP stand for? National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Which group's objective was the "ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination"? NAACP
How was the founders of the NAACP different than other civil rights groups? They were white.
Which strong African American leader became one of the voices of the NAACP by becoming an executive in the organization as director of publications and research for "The Crisis"? W.E.B. DuBois
What could be considered the NAACP's landmark case during the Civil Rights Movement? Brown v. Board of Education
What's the name of the Supreme Court case that legalized segregation? Plessy v. Ferguson
Who was lead council on the Civil Rights Movement cases to desegregate schools? Thurgood Marshall
What does the acronym SCLC stand for? Southern Christian Leadership Conference
What highly publicized act of civil disobedience preempted the creation of the SCLC? the Montgomery Bus Boycotts
Who was a well known Civil Rights Movement leader that became one of the founders of SCLC? Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Whose purpose was to "affirm the philosophical or religious ideal of nonviolence" as their purpose, the presupposition of their faith and the manner of their actions" SCLC
What does CORE stand for? Congress of Racial Equality
Which Civil Rights Organization was founded on the campus of the University of Chicago by a group of students? CORE
What international civil rights organization does CORE work with? United Nations
What political achievement did CORE become the first "Black Organization in US History to do? draft a bill that was introduced into Congress (the Community Self-Determination Bill)
What was the name of the largest Black revolutionary organization that has ever existed? The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense
What was the name of the FBI director that considered the Black Panthers as the "number one threat to the internal security of the United States"? J. Edgar Hoover
Which Civil Rights Organization wanted "the power to determine the destiny of our Black community"? The Black Panthers
What religious group was the Black Panther Party closely associated with for a while? the Nation of Islam
Who were the 2 most well known leaders of the Black Panther Party? Huey Newton and Stokely Carmichael
What was the term used to describe the belief of the Black Panthers that one should reject the integrationist approach and the belief in separation from "whites"? cultural nationalism
Despite being a threat to the government, what was the Black Panther Party known for? community programs
What does SNCC stand for? Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
According to SNCC, what is the "central motif love
What current US senator was a member of the ground roots SNCC organization? John Lewis
Created by: Ms. Marshall