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2 The SFSU strike was in demand of this program

3 Orangeburg is in this Southern state

4 Thoreau s publication in which he argues the moral imperative of disobeying unjust laws

5 journalist, newspaper editor and newspaper co-owner, she documented the extent of lynching of black people in the United States


7 In 1961 SNCC began expanding its activities from direct-action protests against segregation into other forms of organizing, most notably voter registration. Under the leadership of Bob Moses, SNCC's first voter- registration project was in this city Bob Moses

8 City and State of Prince Edward County

9 During this period,some 2,000 African Americans held public office, from the local level all the way up to the U.S. Senate

10 The SFSU student strike was lead by this organization

11 Orangeburg students protested because of the denial of entry into this place

12 Abolitionists who opposed fighting on either side of the Civil War

13 leader and Chairman of the 1960s Nashville Student Movement


15 This was a tactic used to put financial pressure on local authorities who have to pay the costs of incarcerating organizers and volunteers

16 This was the case that in the name of a Prince Edward County led to the reopening of its public schools

17 The(BART) Police murder of this unarmed civilian, by officer Johannes Mehserle in Oakland, California, on New Year's Day 2009.

18 SFSU is in this Golden Gate state

19 These three young students were killed in the Orangeburg massacre

20 These terms relate to the two diff types of NVR (ie. MLK v. James Forman)

21 This person organized a meeting at Shaw University for the student leaders of the sit-ins in April From that meeting, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee -- SNCC -- was born


23 This was the year known as Freedom Summer

24 16 year old black high school girl in Prince Edward County, Virginia, led her classmates in a strike to protest the substandard conditions at Robert Russa Moton High School

25 This political party was organized to challenge the legitimacy of the white-only US Democratic Party.

26 This organization invites San Francisco State College to apply for funds to develop programs for teaching black history, art, and culture on campus.

27 This SNCC member was convicted and imprisoned as a result of the incident. He was convicted of having incited the riot that preceded the shootings

28 1917 protest organized by the NAACP against lynching

29 living in exile in Cuba since 1984, she was a part of the black liberation movement, the student rights movement, and the movement to end the war in Vietnam. But is most noted from her involvement with the Black Panther Party


31 This was a serious debate in 1963 around the tactics for voter registration in Mississippi

32 These infamous words in the Brown v. Board Decision resulted in massive resistance to school integration

33 In 1955, the vicious murder in Money, Miss. of this 14 year old from Chicago was a leading moment that spurred the Freedom Movement

34 The SFSU strike happens in this year

35 The state general assembly recently passed a resolution recommending that this dat be a day of remembrance for the students killed and wounded in the protest.

36 He develops a theory of nonviolent resistance in South Africa that he perfects in India

37 She was instrumental in organizing Mississippi Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and later became the Vice-Chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party


39 This SNCC organizer is better known for her Freedom Songs that helped lead the movement

40 This famous lawyer was instrumental using the Prince Edward County case asone of the four cases combined into Brown v. Board of Education, the famous case in which the U.S. Supreme Court, in 1954, officially overturned racial segregation in U.S. public schoolsBrown v. Board of EducationU.S. Supreme Courtracial segregationpublic schools

41 This city is where the first sit-in took place

42 The main incident that triggered the strike was the suspension of this, part-time English professor and Minister of Education for the Black Panther Party. His suspension was based on his attempt to promote student awareness and militant action against the institution when he called for an armed student revolution on campus.

43 At a press conference the following day, Governor Robert E. McNair said the event was "one of the saddest days in the history of South Carolina." McNair blamed the deaths on these groups

44 He studied NVR resistance with Gandhi and returned the U.S. to teach many others about NVR, incldng King

45 On January 25, 1972, she announced her candidacy for president.


47 SNCC's first chairman who later became the mayor of Washington DC

48 The closing of Prince Edward County public schools lasted this amount of years

49 This march is widely credited with helping to pass the Civil Rights Act (1964) and the National Voting Rights Act (1965)

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