History 1302 Lecture March 31

History 1302 Lecture March 31 - Broken up into movements...

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History 1302 Lecture March 31, 2010 What postwar events fuel African American’s urgency on civil rights matters Black men and women enter professional athletics Ray Charles, and other black musicians became very popular At this time there was a shorter life expectancy for a black person in Mississippi than there was in Sri Lanka When does civil rights movement actually start? No one can agree on when it actually began
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Unformatted text preview: Broken up into movements What is the Supreme Court’s particular role in advancing civil rights Ruled that segregation in housing and voting were unconstitutional Brown vs. Board of Education State sanctioned segregation in schools violated 14 th amendment right for black children Many denounced the NAACP as a communist organization...
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