The 1960's Essay

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At the beginning of the 60’s new black groups started to form there was the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee who were headed by Martin Luther King, Jr., Stokely Carmichael and James Meredith. During one of their marches to protest against the 1965 Voting rights Act Meredith got shot. Also during this march Carmichael came up with the slogan “black power” which he would later use to help empower the group that he switched to in 1967 the Black Panther Party.
Martin Luther King, Jr was a member of multiple groups that protested for Black rights. King was a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) he was one of the main members and his alliance with the NAACP dated back to the early fifty’s.
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Kennedy and campaigned for President Lyndon B. Johnson.” (Elsevier Publishing Company) For all of his accomplishments King ended up getting the biggest honor of all he got the Nobel Peace Prize Award.
King was the youngest man to receive the Nobel Peace Prize Award, at the age of only thirty five when receiving it. When King received the Nobel Peace Prize Award he also received a large sum of money a total of $54,123 dollars. With that money he did not use it to better himself, but instead he invested it in to the furtherance of the civil rights movement. It was less than four years later that he was assented after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize; which just helped empower the Black Panthers Party in their cause to strike out with violence. The Black Panthers were founded by one of Kings major supporters in his cause Bobby Seale, but they just ended up having two different views on how to affect the civil rights movement. “In October of 1966, in Oakland California, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale

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