The Civil Rights Movement Of The 1960s And 1960

954 WordsDec 18, 20154 Pages
When we look at earth from beyond the galaxy you can see racism and most of the human race cultural issues on a diminutive scale. To me as it is important and a great step for the human race to overcome racial prejudice, truly we have come a long way from the civil rights moment. The history of the United States is a series of many current social changes that have occurred. The Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960’s was one of the most significant and important for the equality of all people. Because of the abolition of slavery in 1863, many continuous conflict between races of people that live in the United States, rights were violated on a consistent basis, mainly because of the color of that person’s skin tone. Unfortunately the changes that the movement fought on had sparked up a violent opposition from many white southerners which led to violent deaths, many of the famous leaders in the Civil Rights Movement were brutally assassinated. Which two distinct groups of black activists were emerged, one group was rather violent, and one believed in peaceful nonviolent resistance. One group were militant who demanded change or they threatened with violent activity. The Black Panthers, as great example of this type of organization emerged, although they did preach violence, this organization also provided some much needed child care infrastructure to many black citizens all over the country. Other groups like the Muslims also posed a violent threat, Malcolm X being one
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