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The Civil Rights Movement

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The civil right movement refers to the reform movement in the United States beginning in the 1954 to 1968 led primarily by Blacks for outlawing racial discrimination against African-Americans to prove the civil rights of personal Black citizen. For ten decades after the Emancipation Proclamation, African-Americans in Southern states still live a rigid unequal world of deprive right of citizenship, segregation and various forms of oppression, including race-inspired violence. “Jim Crow” laws at the local and state levels. The nonviolent protest and civil disobedient were used by the civil right activist to bring change. Many leaders within the Black community and beyond distinguished during the Civil Rights era, including Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Andrew Goodman and leaders of Christian organization. Many risked their life and others lost their life name of freedom and equality. Their cause for the civil right movement was the school segregation, Rosa park refuse to give her seat, public transport and accommodation. The brutal killing of a 14-year-old Chicago school boy Emmett Till all came together to help ignite a giant fuse civil right movement.

In 1954 school segregation, the Supreme Court took great consequences; in Brown versus Board of Education of Topeka. The court set aside permitting cities of more than 15,000 to keep up separate schools for blacks and whites. They ruled that all segregation in public schools is inseparable unequal and all blacks barred from attending public schools with white pupils are denied equal protection of the law as guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment. The doctrine was prolonged to state-supported colleges and universities in 1956. The school was the c...

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...f organizing work, developing local organizers, and a movement centered on the belief that oppressed people could directly take part in changing the systems that governed their lives. The Rosa Parks scenario brought bus boycott fruitful achievement to have their right of enjoying the ride, the school segregation had to be desegregated for the black to be able to go to school with the whites, transport, and accommodation had to be given regardless of racial discrimination. The most important achievements of African-American civil rights movements have been the post-Civil War constitutional amendments that abolished slavery and established the citizenship status of blacks and the judicial decisions and legislation based on these

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Eyes on the prize by Juan Bond

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