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22:07 Freedom Riders, 1961 Mostly college students Belonged to civil rights groups o Were from north o Wanted to come to south to test segregation laws In some areas ignored, some arrests Blacks and Jews a lot in common SCLC- southern Christian leadership conference o Way of organizing protests, mostly southern Albany Movement, 1961 Looked on the surface like a good area MLK first failure Thought they could make progress James Meredith, 1962 Nothing if not independent Virgil Hawkins Applied to UF law- accepted- when he showed up he was unaccepted very  fast State of florida created a law school for Virgil and other people African Americans were eventually admitted to UF Bull Conner Public safety commissioner, Klu Klux Klan Could go to Birmingham and Conner wouldn’t be able to hold off, wouldn’t let  MLK tell him how to run things March on Washington, 1963 MLK most famous moment
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Unformatted text preview: • Following up on idea • I have a dream speech Freedom Summer • Violent events Civil Rights Act • JFK assassinated Voting Rights Act • Basically reinforcd the idea the AA should be allowed toe bote o Outlawed literacy test o Very effective o Numbers of AA registered jumped drastically 1 provision o Federal gov could register whoever they wanted • March at Selma o March for voting rights • SNCC- student non violent coordinate committee o John lewis o Became more associated with the black power movement • Urban African America o 1940-1970 o 5 million moved out of the south o 1 in 7 o in 1910 90 percent located in the south • whites became affluent Malcom X • More famous now • Black separatist • Father was murdered • Came from very angry place and projected his anger on white people • His message ended up getting him killed 22:07 22:07...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course CLT 3370 taught by Professor Eaverly during the Spring '06 term at University of Florida.

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