Civil Rights movement


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Noun1.Civil Rights movement - movement in the United States beginning in the 1960s and led primarily by Blacks in an effort to establish the civil rights of individual Black citizens
social movement, movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
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From our Revolution to the Civil War, to the Great Depression, to the Civil Rights movement, our people have always mustered the determination to construct from these crises the pillars of our history.
This book surveys the civil rights movement through analytical chapters on specific aspects of the movement, including the status of African Americans before the movement and the most important struggles for freedom, its origins, the movement in Mississippi, and women and the civil rights movement; biographical essays on key individuals; and primary documents.
'At this point, the Civil Rights Movement of Nigeria wishes to educate the members of the House of Representatives that they were elected by the people to represent the interest of the people and not to protect the interest of a select few that do not have the interest of the people at heart through their actions and inactions'she said
In a show created to celebrate the civil rights movement, award-winning folk singer Chris Vallillo will perform pivotal songs that inspired and sustained this landmark movement at 7 p.m.
Much of the progress weve made to fully realize equality in this country is because of the Civil Rights Movement. While we still have a ways to go to ensure discrimination and racism ends and everyone has equal rights, Im proud to spend this weekend honoring the courageous people who risked their lives for the right to vote, equal protection under the law, and fair treatment, said Haaland.
Her arrest made her the 'mother if modern-day civil rights movement.' This movement, unprecedented, was instrumental in securing equal rights for black.
Combined, Raw Story, AlterNet, and The New Civil Rights Movement have more than four decades of reporting and online content experience.
In the third chapter, titled "From the Seminary to the Streets," the author explores the creation of the "Cairo United Front, an organization that brought together black Cairoites" from various organizations, classes, generations, ideologies in support of a new, broad-based, and radical phase of the Civil Rights movement in the name of "racial change and social justice" (p.
Lucks examines the impact of the Vietnam War on the evolving civil rights movement and subsequently argues that "the Vietnam War had a corrosive impact on the civil rights movement and adversely affected African American citizens and soldiers" because "African Americans had to choose sides" (2).
DuVernay directed the film Selma, which depicts key moments in the civil rights movement.
The Civil Rights Movement is today just as important a topic as it was in 1954 when Chief Justice Warren of the United States Supreme Court wrote in Brown v.
Due to the historical interpretation by the authors of these chapters of a diverse array of leaders, organizations, and community struggles, this book dismisses the easy periodization and false characterization of an earlier, southern, united, civil rights movement and then later, more militant, fragmented, urban, identity-based power movements.

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