National Civil Rights Museum Crossword Puzzle

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                            450 Mulberry Street   Memphis, Tennessee 38103 901.521.9699 www.civilrightsmuseum.org
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    6. She was run out of Memphis for speaking out against lynching
    11. Led the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
    14. One who supported an end to the practice of slavery in the United States
    15. This group desegregated Little Rock High School
    17. To eliminate racial segregation
    19. Dr. King stayed in this motel the night before his death; it is now the site of the National Civil Rights Museum
    21. This constitutional amendment granted full rights of citizenship to any person born in the United States
    22. This constitutional amendment prohibited slavery

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    1. Founder of the Niagara Movement and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    2. The death of this youth in Money, Mississippi drew national attention to southern segregation
    3. The right to vote
    4. The first African American to attend the University of Mississippi
    5. His methods of nonviolent protest inspired Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    7. This school trained civil rights protesters in methods of nonviolence
    8. Liberation; the legal act of releasing from bondage, oppression or authority
    9. This first lady served on the board of the NAACP
    10. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed this law into effect in 1965
    12. Her refusal to give up her seat on a bus started the Montgomery Bus Boycott
    13. Using only peaceful means to reach a goal
    16. Having the duties, rights, privileges, and responsibility to one’s neighborhood, the nation, the world
    18. This constitutional amendment granted all US males the right to vote
    20. A fee charged for the right to vote

 
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    A. Philip Randolph   Little Rock Nine     Highlander             Gandhi         Thirteenth     Fourteenth      Fifteenth
    Ida B. Wells         W.E.B. DuBois        James Meredith         abolitionist   nonviolent     poll tax        citizenship
    Desegregate          Emmett Till          Rosa Parks             emancipation   Lorraine       Eleanor Roosevelt
    suffrage             Voting Rights Act



                                                   450 Mulberry Street    Memphis, Tennessee 38103 901.521.9699 www.civilrightsmuseum.org