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Central State University
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Civil Rights
Education
Morehouse University
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Oprah Winfrey
HBCU
Jim Crowe

Famous African American Word Search

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Al Sharpton
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Madame CJ Walker
Mae Jemison
Marian Anderson
Maya angelou
Michelle obama
Nikki Giovanni
Oprah Winfrey
Rosa Parks
Ruby Bridges
Serena Williams
Shirley Chisolm
Sojourner Truth
Thurgood Marshall
WEB Dubois
Wilma Rudolph

Black History Month Word Search

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african american
barack obama
boycott
civil rights
desegreation
discrimination
diversity
equality
freedom rides
jim crow
justice
martin luther king jr
nat turner
racism
rosa park
segreation
sit-ins
slaves
sncc
thurgood marshall

Famous HBCU Students Word Search

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Keshia Knight-Pulliam
Taraji P Henson
Spike Lee
Oprah Winfrey
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Lance Gross
Thurgood Marshall
Wanda Sykes
Sean Combs
Common
Alice Walker
Samuel Jackson
Keenan Ivory Wayans
Wendy Robinson
Terrence J
Jerry Rice
Martin Luther King

Black History Word Search

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Carter G. Woodson
Wells Barnett
Dr. Maulana Karenga
James Weldon Johnson
Juneteenth
Barack Obama
W.E.B. Dubois
Sojourner Truth
Zora Hurston
Ida Wells
Althea Gibson
Oprah Winfrey
Thurgood Marshall
Ronald McNair
Madame Walker
Pual Robison
Harriet Tubman
Elijah McCoy
Frederick Douglass
Rosa Parks

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus Rosa Parks
first black justice on the Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall
student non-violent coordinating committee SNCC
formed to use activism and non-violent protest to bring an end to segregation SCLC
law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage (1965) Voting Rights Act
made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal (1964) Civil Rights Act
rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern U.S. to test the ruling of unsegregated public places Freedom Riders
overturned Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v Board
boycott of city buses led by Dr. MLK Montgomery Bus Boycott
segregation imposed by law de jure
segregation resulting from economic or social conditions or personal choice de facto
state level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy tests and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
led black community to peaceful nonviolence protests against the injustices they faced MLK
association founded in 1909 to work for racial equality NAACP
activist in civil rights; leader of SNCC Stokely Carmichael
1963 demonstration in which more than 200,000 people rallied for economic equality and civil rights March on Washington
organization of militant African Americans founded in 1966 Black Panthers
social movement in the U.S. in which people organized to demand equal rights for African Americans and other minorities Civil Rights Movement
required citizens of a state to pay a special tax in order to vote poll taxes
first black major league baseball player Jackie Robinson
Arkansas governor Orval Faubus called the National Guard to keep black students from enrolling in Little Rock's Central High School; President Eisenhower sent the Army to force integration for the students Little Rock Nine
organized the United Farm Workers Cesar Chavez

Black History Month Word Search

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abolitionist
activist
advocate
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boycott
civil rights
cj walker
discrimination
equality
Frederick Douglass
great migration
Harlem Renaissance
Harriet Tubman
injustice
integration
integrity
jim crow
justice
malcolm x
martin luther king jr
Nelson Mandela
oppression
Oprah Winfrey
race riots
Rosa Parks
segregation
sit in movement
slavery
underground railroad

Civil Rights Crossword

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Crossword
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Breaking down of racial separation Desegregation
Congress of Racial Equality CORE
A black woman who refused to move to the back of the bus Rosa Parks
President Eisenhower sends troops to this high school Little Rock
Rosa didn't move to the back of the bus in Montgomery Alabama
Four black college students began _____ at lunch Sit ins
"I have a dream..." Martin Luther King Jr
The speech delivered to hundreds at the March on Washington
Black men and women walked fifty-four miles which created the Bloody Sunday
African American Civil Rights SCLC
Who was the first African American to graduate from Little Rock High School? Ernst Green
In the University of Mississippi _____, the first black man to attend James Meredith
Emmett Till was from Chicago
Who was killed after trying to protect his mother and grandfather? Jimmie Lee Jackson
Who was chosen to lead the Montgomery Bus Boycott MLKJR
/Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman's deaths brought National Attention
Former NAACP worker Thurgood Marshall
Crime committed because of a persons race, religion, or sex Hate Crime
Little Rock nine got put into school because of this movement NAACP
Activists who rode on a bus that were segregated Freedom Riders
A committee that included many different Civil rights movements founded by the SCLC SNCC
Girl who was expelled before her first class at U of A Autherine Lucy
Killing someone without giving them a legal trial Lynching
Providing equal pay to everyone no matter their race or gender Pay Equity
Separating certain races from every other race Segregation
A racist group KKK
Thinking or believing that one race is better than the rest Racism
Law separating blacks from whites Jim Crow
The act or practice rather than the category of an individual Discrimination
Supreme Court saying that schools cannot segregate Brown v Board

Thurgood Marshall Word Search

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Civil Rights
Lincoln University
Topeka
Lawyer
NAACP
Law School
Maryland
Brown
Howard University
Unconstitutional
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Sit-in
Judge
Supreme Court Justice
Thurgood Marshall

Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

State level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy requirements and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
In 1955, after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, Dr. Martin L. King led a boycott of city busses. After 11 months the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public transportation was illegal. Montgomery Bus Boycott
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal Plessy v. Ferguson
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to leave Sit-in
The prejudice that members of one race are superior to members of other races racism
1955 a 14 year old black boy said "Bye, Baby" to a white woman in Mississippi. In response, he was brutally murdered Emmett Till
The intermixing of people or groups previously segregated Integration
the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus The little Rock Crisis
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933) James Meredith
American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor Thurgood Marshall
Refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. After she was jailed, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized Rosa Parks
U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964) Martin Luther King Jr
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality CORE
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success SCLC
the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization founded on February 12, 1909, that works to obtain equal rights for all Americans NAACP
to end the separation of two groups of people, or to free of laws or practices that have maintained this separation, in an area or facility desegregate
biasedly treating one person or one group differently from others based on something other than merit discrimination
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience prejudice
President Mandated desegregation of the interstate system John F. Kennedy
incident in which nine African-American students were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High in 1957 during the Civil Rights Movement Little rock nine
The amendment that ended slavery 13th
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves Black codes
was an African-American revolutionary organization established to promote Black Power, and by extension self-defense (using arms) for blacks. It was active in the United States from the mid-1960s into the 1970s The Black Panthers
It outlawed taxing voters, i.e. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters 14th amendment
segregation by custom de facto
a key leader in India's struggle for independence, inspired MLK to give speaches in blacks civil rights and encourage them to remain nonviolent Ghandi

African American History Month Bingo

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Hank Aaron
Ira Aldridge
Muhammad Ali
Richard Allen
Marian Anderson
Maya Angelou
Carl Marshall
Crispus Attucks
James Baldwin
Benjamin Banneker
Amiri Baraka
uion Bluford
Arna Bontemps
Edward W. Brooke
Gwendolyn Brooks
Ralph Bunche
John Coltrane
Alexander Crummell
Countee Cullen
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.
Martin R. Delany
Frederick Douglass
Charles Drew
W. E. B. Du Bois
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Katherine Dunham
Duke Ellington
James Forten
John Hope Franklin
Henry Highland Garnet
Marcus Garvey
Prince Hall
Fannie Lou Hamer
Lorraine Hansberry
Dorothy Height
Matthew Henson
Mae Jemison
Jack Johnson
James Weldon Johnson
John H. Johnson
Percy Julian
Ernest Just
Maulana Karenga
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Michael Lawrence Lake
Thurgood Marshall
Claude McKay
Garrett Morgan
Toni Morrison
Elijah Muhammad
Jesse Owens
Rosa Parks
Philip Randolph
Hiram Revels
Paul Robeson
Jackie Robinson
John Russwurm
William Monroe Trotter
Sojourner Truth
Harriet Tubman
Kwame Ture
Henry McNeal Turner
Nat Turner
David Walker
Booker T. Washington
Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Phillis Wheatley
Walter F. White
Roy Wilkins
Daniel Hale Williams
August Wilson
Tiger Woods
Carter G. Woodson
Richard Wright
Malcolm X

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