Civil Rights campaigns

1

Which Black American organised and led the trade union, The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, achieving improved pay and conditions in 1937?

2

What was the name of the campaign supported by many Black American servicemen during World War Two?

3

Who were CORE?

4

Which event first brought Martin Luther King to public attention?

5

From which person did Martin Luther King take inspiration from when forming his beliefs on non-violence?

6

What were the sit-ins?

7

Why did Martin Luther King choose Birmingham, Alabama as the location to hold a demonstration in 1963?

8

How did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 help Black Americans?

9

How did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 improve access to voting for Black Americans?

10

Which area of Los Angeles experienced race riots in 1965?