Week 4 DQ 1 - Minimum wage was one of the issues that...

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Week 4 DQ 1 How did the minority groups’ struggle for civil rights begin in the 1950s? There was a movement started by ordinary folks in the 1950s to stop segregation in the schools, theme parks, zoos, restaurants, drinking fountains, and transportation. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) a grassroots organization acted with determination also for Latinos. Both people wanted to achieve equal opportunities promised by American Creed. Which event from this time do you think was most responsible for bringing public attention to the American Civil Rights Movement? Explain why you selected this event.
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Unformatted text preview: Minimum wage was one of the issues that brought attention to civil rights issues. The quality and schools as well as the transportation and be able to eat and restaurants and drink out of the white man's faucets. Thurgood Marshall, a colored lawyer was not afraid to stand up in the white man's court. I selected this event because it was a crucial historical era. What about society today would make the public reaction similar or different? There are a lot of similarities even today because racism still exists. A lot of advancements have been made but there still is a lot of work to be accomplished....
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2010 for the course HIS135 his135 taught by Professor Richalmond during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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