The Civil Rights Movement
Greenwood Press, 1998 - 226 Seiten
The essays are designed to be clear and engaging; they capture the conflict and drama of the Civil Rights movement as they present an analysis of its main features. Following a narrative overview of the movement, five analytical essays address these topics: the origins of the movement; the Civil Rights movement in Mississippi; the fight for legal equality, with a discussion aimed at fostering a better understanding of the current debate over affirmative action; the role played by women in the movement; and an analysis of the legacy of the civil rights protests of the 1950s and 1960s. These essays are followed by biographical profiles of 20 civil rights activists, from Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X to Ella Jo Baker and Bayard Rustin. The guide includes 15 primary documents, ranging from addresses by Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson, to speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr., Stokley Carmichael, Malcolm X, and George Wallace. A selection of photos complements the text. This one-stop reference source offers not only a starting point for students research but analysis that raises issues still being debated today.
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Lastly , the great migration made race a national problem , or more precisely
made northerners more aware of race as their problem . Initially , northerners
focused on the southern dimension of racism , but by the latter half of the 1960s
There is no Southern problem . There is no Northern problem . There is only an
American problem . And we are met here tonight as Americans , not as
Democrats or Republicans , we are met here as Americans to solve the problem .
This was ...
Integration , moreover , speaks to the problem of blackness in a despicable way .
As a goal , it has been based on complete acceptance of the fact that in order to
have a decent house or education , blacks must move into a white neighborhood
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The Fight for Legal
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