What was the Black Power Movement?
A movement in the 1960's that called for separate communities for black people ran by black people, e.g. a black mayor, black police force, black judges...
A protest by black Americans in the 1960's to gain power over white Americans...
A series of protests that led black people to power in the 1960's...
The Civil Rights Movement was a movement in the USA for equal rights for black citizens.
What does CORE stand for?
Centre Of Rights Education
Congress Of Racial Equality
What methods did Martin Luther King use to try and gain racial equality?
Mass non-violent civil disobedience methods such as protests, sit-ins and strikes
Extreme, violent methods like riots
What were the Jim Crow Laws?
The laws comedians had to follow in order to refrain from offending anyone.
The laws that allowed racism in comedic work
The laws that governed segregation in southern states
The Ku Klux Klan were a secret society of white Anglo-Saxon protestants who lynched black Americans.
Why were the freedom rides carried out?
To show that black Americans were free
To test the rulings of the Supreme Court
To try and get free bus passes for black Americans
The Great Depression is the name for the period in which black Americans were treated unequally.