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Appendix C

Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements

Identify leaders of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements and their contributions to their respective causes. How did these social pioneers forge the way for this important ratification? What legislation was relevant during these critical times?

Part I

Complete the following matrix by identifying 7 to 10 leaders or legislative events from both the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. The first leader is provided as a model.

|Leader and Associated |Date(s)           |Organization and/or Cause                     |Contribution                                 |
|Legislation, if any   |                 |                                             |                                             |
|A. Philip Randolph     |1941             |Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, which   |His threat to march on Washington to protest |
|                       |                 |fought Discrimination                         |discriminatory treatment caused former       |
|                       |                 |                                             |President Franklin D. Roosevelt to react with|
|                       |                 |                                             |new policies on job discrimination.           |
|Booker T Washington   |September 18,1895|‚Äúrepresentative of Negro Enterprise and Negro|He was approach to white supremacy and he     |
|                       |                 |Civilization‚ÄĚ                                 |pledged to continue the dedication of blacks |
|                       |                 |                                             |to whites. He also gave black people hope.   |
|James Meredith         |1962             |To allow blacks to seek higher education.     |He was the first African American accepted by|
|                       |                 |...