In that same year, he suffered the first arrest of his civil rights career. During a protest at the Attorney Generals office in Washington, D.C., they were there protesting to get the National Conference of Crime to add Lynching to their agenda of topics. He served as a consultant to the ... ... middle of paper ... ...eir career after his. In a turbulent world, his non-violent means of gaining rights for blacks was a calming one. Works Cited: African-American History.
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The Civil Rights movement was a good period for African Americans because of many things like Brown vs. Board of Education, also because of Martin Luther King and his al famous “I have a dream.” Finally now African American people have the same rights as the common white American. Brown vs. the Board of education will tell a lot about what happened in the civil rights movement with schools. The story tells of how they ended separation between schools and how people reacted to the situation. Of course some people didn’t like the idea not just white people but African Americans as well. One movie called Remember the Titans” shows all the about the struggles that African Americans had to go through before white people actually looked at them as regular people.
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