The Civil Rights Movement
What was the Civil Rights Movement?
Earliest contribution to Civil Rights?
Groups Involved In The Civil Rights Movement
This Group was founded to stop discrimination, segregation and racial violence.
*The SCLC (The Southern Christian Leadership Conference)*
This group brought many civil rights organizations together, and made them into one big organization. This group had "The three basic wants." 1) White americans to speak up for the black community 2) Black Americans were encourage to "Seek Justice and reject all injustice." 3) Everyone who was associated with the SCLC was to accept Non-Violence.
*The SNCC (The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee)*
This group was created by 4 African American College Students. They refused to leave a table at a sit-in restaurant, which created a large impact across the country.
*The MIA (The Montgomery Improvement Association)*
This group was made specifically for the desegregation of buses.
What was it like to be a African American during the Civil Rights Movement?
Rosa Parks Bus Boycott
Civil Rights Acts
The Act of 1965 aimed to overcome legal barriers at state and local levels.
The Act of 1968 forbid discrimination concerning the sale, rental and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin and sex.
Important Political Leaders
Selma To Montgomery March
Martin Luther King Jr.
"I Have A Dream"
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