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1    ST      PHASE OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT,      1955-1964 “VICTORIOUS” END RESULT OF 1 ST  PHASE OF THE  CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT:  PASSAGE OF 1964 CIVIL  RIGHTS ACT --Congressional law that destroyed Southern state “Jim  Crow” laws once & for all --barred discrimination in public accommodations --empowered Attorney General to effectively bring suits  to desegregate schools (which dramatically accelerated  pace of school desegregations) --outlawed discrimination in employment by race,  STOKELY CARMICHAEL HIGHLIGHTED THE  SHORTCOMINGS, LIMITATIONS OF KING-LED  PROTEST (in 1966 “Black Power” speech) --stressed the costs of the Movement’s (excessive)  reliance on garnering sympathetic white liberal support
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Movement neglected the plight of non-Southern urban  blacks) --black passivity, “turning the other cheek,” was 
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 021 taught by Professor Coohill during the Spring '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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