Comparing The Constitution And Civil Rights

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In this paper I will be discussing the Constitution and Civil Rights. Both are vital to our nation’s strong beliefs that we, as Americans, deserve equal rights and a strong government. In the United States, we all want to have a nation that we can trust and will give us our unalienable rights, no matter the skin tone or gender. So why, in 2016, do women and people of color still fight for equal treatment? The fourteenth amendment of the Constitution grants equal civil and legal rights to all black citizens, after they were freed with the thirteenth amendment in 1865. Before then, black people were viewed as personal property an extra set of helping hands. This is what drove civil rights activists like Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm
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