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African-Americans

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Civil Rights 1961
Civil Rights, 1961

Civil Rights 1963
Civil Rights, 1963

Protestants March for Civil Rights
Protestants March for Civil Rights, 1964

Ralph David Abernathy
Ralph David Abernathy
co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and organizer of the Poor People's Campaign March on Washington, D.C.

McKinley Langford Burnett
McKinley Langford Burnett

Stokely Carmichael
Stokely Carmichael
civil rights advocate

John Mercer Langston
John Mercer Langston
the first African-American to be elected to a public office in the United States

Benjamin 'Pap' Singleton
Benjamin "Pap" Singleton
organizer of the "Great Exodus" of former slaves from Tennessee to Kansas

John Lewis Waller
John Lewis Waller
first black to ever cast an electoral vote for President

Booker Taliaferro Washington
Booker Taliaferro Washington
"founder" of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute

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