Everybody Deserves Equality

758 WordsJun 16, 20184 Pages
It may seem impossible to change the world, however, a small group of thoughtful students in Little Rock, Arkansas, called the Little Rock Nine, along with others namely SNCC, and Underground Weatherman , demonstrates that changing the world is possible by standing their ground by fighting with segregation that was against not only them but all people. One of the most famous cases of integration was the story of the Little Rock Nine, which took place in Little Rock, Arkansas. At one point in time in our country schools were segregated. No white schools allowed black students or black teachers. Through all the adversity the students went through to get there, and the teasing and constant tormenting they endured and managed to fight…show more content…
It takes more time than I thought. But we’re going to have integration in Little Rock.” (117) Their spirit and actions automatically liberated and encourage others, like SNCC did later, as well. SNCC nonviolent protest brought them to national attention, throwing a harsh public light on white racism in the South. Its uncompromising style of non-violent direct action confronted racial injustice and contributed to the elimination of racial segregation. SNCC was formed to give younger black more of a voice in the civil right movement and later to politics . Voter registration campaigns by SNCC paved the way for a new generation of black elected officials, and laid foundation for the election of America’s first African-American President, Barack Obama. SNCC embraced the controversial movement of black power that emphasized racial pride and like racial separatism focused on solidarity and empowering black communities. Rather than marching for integration and appealing to white America, the black power movement suggested African-Americans internally improve their situation through black pride. The most positive outcome of the SNCC’s transformation might by their work toward community enrichment and racial pride amid community violence and racism. The SNCC wished to gain black independence in order to re-examine the contributions made by black people to American society. They felt that without the
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