Civil rights leaders are influential figures in the promotion and implementation of
political freedom and the expansion of personal civil liberties and rights.
Explore Biography.com's group of famous civil rights activists, including leaders
like Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, Malcolm X, Rose Parks, W.E.B. Du ...
Feb 16, 2014 ... These notable civil rights leaders changed the course of history through their
activism. Some, like Martin Luther King Jr., are household names.
Be inspired by the men and women of the African American Civil Rights
Movement through this special collection from PBS.
Feb 24, 2015 ... Ella Baker was a highly respected civil rights leader who mostly worked “behind
the scenes” advising, ... Who would you add to this list? Tell us ...
Mar 5, 2015 ... “The New Jim Crow” has since become a touchstone for a new generation of civil
rights activists, with Cornel West calling it “the secular bible of ...
Learn about the heroes of the American civil rights movement, including Rosa
Parks, ... It wasn't just that Martin Luther King became the leader of the civil rights
Aug 28, 2003 ... Below are profiles of some of the leading civil rights activists of King's era. (*
Asterisks indicate members of the so-called Big Six — activists, ...
The martyrs include activists who were targeted for death because of their civil
rights work; random victims of vigilantes determined to halt the movement; and ...
Feb 5, 2015 ... She was one of the leaders who convinced MLK, Jr. to come to Selma ... Famous
speeches from the civil rights era tend to begin and end with ...