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African-American Social Reformers/Activists/Politicians Corrected

Teacher: David Frost
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She was an African American abolitionist and women's rights activist best-known for her speech on racial inequalities, "Ain't I a Woman?", delivered extemporaneously in 1851 at the Ohio Women's Rights Convention.
A civil rights activist and member of the NAACP gained national attention when she refused to give up her bus seat to a white man, an action that sparked a boycott of the Montgomery bus system.
Elected in 1992 to represent Illinois in the U.S. Senate. She was the first African American woman elected to the Senate.
Born into slavery in Maryland, she escaped to freedom in the North in 1849 to become the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. She risked her life to lead hundreds of family members and other slaves from the plantation system to freedom on this elaborate secret network of safe houses.
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An American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988.
A Trinidadian-American revolutionary active in the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, and later, the global Pan-African movement. He rose to prominence in the civil rights and Black Power movements.
The first African-American to earn a doctorate degree from Harvard University. He was also one of the co-founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored people (NAACP) in 1909.
An American civil rights activist from Mississippi who worked to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi and gain social justice and voting rights.
An African-American abolitionist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, conductor on the Underground Railroad, writer, historian and civil rights activist. He directly aided fugitive slaves and kept records of their lives to help families reunite after slavery was abolished.
Represented Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1972-78 and was the first African- American congresswoman from the Deep South.