Lecture 13 - Lecture 13 : The Civil Rights Movement The...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 13 : The Civil Rights Movement The persistence of segregation and disenfranchisement in the South  Experiences of Black WWII veterans  The activities of civil rights organizations such as the NAACP (court challenges) and CORE (direct action) and the Black church  The support of white liberals  Mass Media, esp. the television The CRM was the product of large-scale political and social forces that had been percolating for a long time  Represented a community-based mass movement Jim Crow School Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court unanimously ruled that separate educational facilities were inherently unequal b/c they deprived African Americans of equal protection of the law (14 th Amend.)  Brown II (1955) ruled that local school boards had to desegregate with all deliberate speed  Many southern states ignore the Brown ruling NINE BLACK CHILDREN TRY TO ATTEND THE ALL-WHITE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, 1957 GOV. ORVAL FAUBUS SENDS IN THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TO PREVENT INTEGRATION Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refuses Dec....
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