ETH Appendix C - W.E.B. Du Bois Late 18002 Early 1900s...

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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
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Late 1800’s Early 1900’s Politics of Accommodation Enforce Social equality among blacks and whites.
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Unformatted text preview: W.E.B. Du Bois Late 18002 Early 1900s Niagara Movement Encouraged protests where the blacks would have political meetings for plan of actions. Rosa Parks 1955 Civil Disobedience Refused to give up a front seat on a bus to a white man, which allowed blacks to move one step closer toward positive change. Martin Luther King Jr. 1950s Civil Disobedience, Montgomery Improvement Association Led many to defy unjust laws and stand up for morality and equality. James Meredith 1966 Black Power Carried out a one person march from Memphis to Jackson, Mississippi to encourage voting among the blacks. Stokely Carmichael Late 1960s Black Power Continued the James Meredith march after he was shot. Carmichael advocated black power and he wanted to create new institutions for blacks. Huey Newton 1966 Black Panther They were violent towards law enforcement and used violence to spread their message....
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ETH Appendix C - W.E.B. Du Bois Late 18002 Early 1900s...

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