eth125_appendix_c[1] 3-6-09

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Axia College Material Appendix C Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements Identify leaders of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements and their contributions to their respective causes. How did these social pioneers forge the way for this important ratification? What legislation was relevant during these critical times? Part I Complete the following matrix by identifying 7 to 10 leaders or legislative events from both the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. The first leader is provided as a model. Leader and Associated Legislation, if any Date(s ) Organization and/or Cause Contribution A. Philip Randolph 1941 Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, which fought Discrimination His threat to march on Washington to protest discriminatory treatment caused former President Franklin D. Roosevelt to react with new policies on job discrimination. Booker T. Washington late 1800s and early 1900s, head of an educational institute for Blacks in Tuskegee Washington became the head of an educational institute for Blacks in Tuskegee, Alabama. Within 15 years, his leadership brought the Tuskegee Institute national recognition and made him a national figure. Du Bois, on the other hand, was born in 1868 of a free family in Massachusetts. He attended Fisk University and the University of Berlin and became the first Black to receive a doctorate from Harvard. Washington died in 1915 Malcolm X 1950’s- 1960’s Voice of Nation of Islam in the 1950s and early 1960s Malcolm Little, the son of a civil rights worker who had been murdered by a mob of racist whites, was sentenced to prison in 1946. There, he educated himself and converted to Islam, emerging as one of the country's most vocal advocates of black nationalism and militancy in the early 1950s. He joined the Chicago headquarters of the Nation of Islam in ETH 125
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2009 for the course MATH gr56 taught by Professor Mrr during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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