The Butler Project By:Brooklyn Balderas

Freedom riders- civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into segregated Southern United States in 1961

Civil rights act in 1964 - landmark piece of civil rights and U.S labor law legislation in the United States that outlawed discrimination based on race, color,religion

Malcolm x - an African American political leader of the twentieth century. A prominent black muslim, explained the groups viewpoint in a book written by Alex Haley

Vietnam war- was a cold war conflict putting the U.S and the remnants of the french colonial government in South Vietnam against the indigenous but communist Vietnamese independence movement

Dr.Martin Luther King Jr- was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the African American civil rights movement

Black Panthers - party for self-defense African American revolutionary party founded in 1966 in Oakland,California by Hoey Newton and Bobby Seale. Party's original purpose was to patrol African American neighborhoods to protect residents from acts of police brutality.

Watergate - was a major political scandal that occurred in the United States in the 1970s following a break-in at the pemocratic National committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington,D.C in 1972 and President Nixons administration attempted cover up of its involvement

Soul Train - an American musical variety television program which aired in syndication from 1971 until 2006

Apartheid- a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race

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