civil rights activist

noun
a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups
Hypernyms: ↑reformer, ↑reformist, ↑crusader, ↑social reformer, ↑meliorist
Hyponyms: ↑freedom rider
Instance Hyponyms:

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