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What American colony was the first to recognize slavery as legal?
What civil disobedience advocate most heavily influenced the 1960 Nashville sit-ins at segregated lunch counters?
Henry David Thoreau
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Between 1910 and 1920, cities in the North, West and Midwest saw their black communities more than double in size as southern African-Americans migrated for better jobs and education. What city experienced the greatest growth?
The first federal affirmative action program was introduced under what presidential administration?
Lyndon B. Johnson
John F. Kennedy
What black nationalist leader declared the following: "Men were not created in order to obey laws. Laws are created to obey men."?
Huey P. Newton