Example sentences for: activists

How can you use “activists” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • There were previously unthinkable triumphs: protests at Birmingham and Selma, Ala., that helped topple Jim Crow; a quarter-million Americans gathering in Washington to demand racial equality; black activists and Northern white volunteers registering hordes of black voters; a civil-rights act outlawing racial discrimination, passed despite a three-month Senate filibuster.

  • In passing, Carlson describes Norquist's weekly Wednesday morning meetings, where conservative-movement activists, political strategists, congressional staffers, and conservative journalists who are deemed loyal, from places like the National Review and the Washington Times , gather to hash out what can only be called the party line.

  • Whipsawed between the need, on the one hand, to preserve good relations with the White House as it cautiously pushed the landmark civil-rights bill and, on the other, to placate the fiery young activists of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, King "clung to methods suited to his stature as a prince of the Negro church."

  • They wrap themselves in the flag of ethnicity, but on this and many, many other issues, they don't represent anyone but other political activists like themselves.

  • Late Edition 's Tony Blankley declared that the China issue is a debate between "activists" and "experts," making clear he prefers the experts.


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