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African Americans's Fight For Desegregation In The United States

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In the Constitution, it clearly states that all citizens of America have the freedom of speech and peaceful protest. In my opinion, the African Americans were the only ones going by the Constitution because they were the ones who were peacefully protesting and speaking out for desegregation. Whites spoke out against African Americans, but often not peacefully. Many black people were even harassed by white people while they were peacefully fighting for desegregation. So, why didn’t African Americans have the right to peacefully speak out? Why were the African Americans the ones to be arrested? Why did whites treat them differently even though they were equals?

There are countless examples of African Americans fighting for desegregation and
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