The Counterculture Movement

The 1960s and 1970s boom

The Segregation in the 1960s and 1970s

In the 1960s there was lots of segregation happening against African Americans. Because of the desegregation of the schools in the southern US white children could bully and call black children more names than before. It was very bad and caused rallies, boycotts, marches and even assassinations. This was the start of a whole era of movements and new ideas on freedom

The Native American Movement

The American Indian Movement (AIM) is an American Indian advocacy group in the United States, founded in July 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. At the core of the movement is Indian leadership under the direction of NeeGawNwayWeeDun, Clyde H. Bellecourt, and others. Making steady progress, the movement has transformed policy making into programs and organizations that have served Indian people in many communities. These policies have consistently been made in consultation with spiritual leaders and elders.The success of these efforts is indisputable, but perhaps even greater than the accomplishments is the vision defining what AIM stands for.It has helped millions of Native Americas overcome many challenges.

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