(1941- ) a US politician in the Democratic Party, who is also a minister in the Baptist Church and one of the leading black politicians in the US. He was active in the civil rights movement during the 1960s, and is a very effective public speaker who has always supported black people and other groups who have been unfairly treated in the past.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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