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Axia College Material Worksheet 4 Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements Identify leaders of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements and their contributions to their respective causes. How did these social pioneers forge the way for this important ratification? What legislation was relevant during these critical times? Part I Complete the following matrix by identifying 10 leaders or legislative events from both the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. An example is provided as a model. Leader and Associated Legislation, if any Date(s ) Organization and/or Cause Contribution A. Philip Randolph 1941 Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, which fought Discrimination His threat to march on Washington to protest discriminatory treatment caused former President Franklin D. Roosevelt to react with new policies on job discrimination. Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad With the help of some whites and freed blacks she was able to help free slaves from the south and ... View Full Document

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