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Black History Month Terms

Author: Tianna Harris
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Black in color.
Among the many peaceful demonstrations he led was the 1963 March on Washington, at which he delivered his \ " I have a dream \" speech.
The belief that race accounts for differences in human character or ability and that a particular race is superior to others.
Harriet Tubman was a spy for the Union Army.
Sheryl Swoopes was the first woman to have an athletic shoe named after them.
A protest were people sit somewhere until there problem is confronted.
Together, mixing different people.
The 13th Amendment to the Constitution abolished slavery in 1865.
A black American of African ancestry.
The policy or practice of separating people of different races, classes, or ethnic groups, as in schools, housing, and public or commercial facilities, especially as a form of discrimination.
The banjo originated in Africa and up until the 1800's was considered an instrument only played by black people.
The set of predominating attitudes and behavior that characterize a group or organization.
Vermont was the first state to abolish slavery in 1777.
To protest against something.
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Buffalo Soldiers was the name given to the all-back regiments of the U.S. Army started in 1866.
A series of escape routes and hiding places that fugitive slaves used to escape the South before and during the Civil War.
Black History Month originated 1926 by Carter Godwin Woodson.
Violet Palmer was the first African American female to referee in a regular season NBA game in 1997.
The Rights belonging to an individual by virtue of citizenship.
The condition in which one person is owned as property by another and is under the owner's control, especially in involuntary servitude.