Solidarity - Solidarity struggle sovereignty I II civil...

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I. civil rights and the end of discrimination? a. Brown vs. Board of Education (1954) b. Commission of civil rights II. Asian American and Pacific Islander activism a. The Asian American movement b. Solidarity in Sovereignty, Sovereignty in Solidarity c. United Church of Christ Apology Resolution (1993) Keywords: Brown vs Board of Education, United Church of Christ Apology Resolution How of have inequities have been addressed? Self-determination pops up in all those dates. Although term has roots in European notions of reason and western philosophy and searches for autonomy on 3 entities 1. determination by oneself, without outside influences 2. freedom to live as one chooses, acts or decides 3. a people’s determination to choose their form of government, without the interference of other nations Thus, ithas become common in the political vocabulary of reform, consensus, etc to hear words like civil rights, disability rights, queer rights, etc In the continental US, the mainstream narrative of political struggle is often articulated as “civil rights” discourse. That is, ideas and laws which grant US citizens (not nationals, stateless subjects) equal access to education, housing, employment, health and other socioeconomic opportunities. Blatant forms of racial segregation occurred way up to the 1960 and still occur today. They were more pervasive in the 60’s. The Deep south continue the practice of lynching, which was the practice of executing African Americans without due process. Not only act of mutilation, but is act of violation of rights. Given the way other people has been treated… In 1954, the supreme court decided in Brown v. Board of Education to call for the desegregation of all public school systems. They had this phrase, “with all deliberate speed.” The supreme court was still very conservative and still granted states the “timeframe” in which they can desegregate – eg they can take as much time as they want. Segregation was ruled unconstitutional, but never gave a date by when desegregation
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2009 for the course ASIAN AM 121030200 taught by Professor Camacho during the Winter '09 term at UCLA.

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