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Unformatted text preview: Cold​ ​War​ ​Civil​ ​Rights ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Segregation​ ​makes​ ​the​ ​United​ ​States​ ​look​ ​like​ ​hypocrites The​ ​Soviet​ ​Union​ ​will​ ​use​ ​these​ ​questionable​ ​morals​ ​to​ ​help​ ​spread​ ​communism Post​ ​WWII​ ​era,​ ​many​ ​countries​ ​are​ ​no​ ​longer​ ​under​ ​colonial​ ​control.​ ​These​ ​nations​ ​are independent​ ​for​ ​the​ ​first​ ​time ○ “3rd​ ​World​ ​Countries”​ ​or​ ​“Unaligned​ ​Nations” “The​ ​American​ ​Dilemma” ○ The​ ​US​ ​would 1947,​ ​the​ ​US​ ​releases​ ​“To​ ​Secure​ ​These​ ​Rights” ○ Four​ ​Essential​ ​Rights The​ ​passing​ ​of​ ​Brown​ ​vs​ ​The​ ​Board​ ​of​ ​Education​ ​made​ ​huge​ ​international​ ​news​ ​and​ ​was​ ​used​ ​for American​ ​propaganda ○ After​ ​the​ ​positive​ ​propaganda,​ ​states​ ​start​ ​to​ ​pass​ ​dog​ ​whistle​ ​politics​ ​like​ ​the​ ​“pupil placement​ ​laws”​ ​that​ ​won’t​ ​make​ ​headlines Paul​ ​Robeson ○ Famous​ ​singer,​ ​athlete,​ ​lawyer,​ ​actor,​ ​and​ ​activist ○ Very​ ​active​ ​political​ ​figure ○ HUAC​ ​takes​ ​his​ ​passport​ ​so​ ​he​ ​can’t​ ​spread​ ​the​ ​word​ ​of​ ​how​ ​segregation​ ​is​ ​still​ ​rampant in​ ​the​ ​US WEB​ ​Dubois,​ ​William​ ​Patterson,​ ​Josephine​ ​Baker,​ ​and​ ​William​ ​Worthy​ ​all​ ​lose​ ​their​ ​passports James​ ​O.​ ​Eastland ○ Bigot​ ​from​ ​Mississippi​ ​that​ ​uses​ ​accusations​ ​of​ ​communism​ ​to​ ​check​ ​the​ ​civil​ ​rights movement ○ Chairman​ ​of​ ​SISS Popular​ ​Front ○ Communist​ ​party​ ​outreach​ ​mechanism​ ​that​ ​is​ ​used​ ​to​ ​gain​ ​members ...
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