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Oct 19 Notes - Civil Rights Movement 1. Cold War and...

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Civil Rights Movement 1. Cold War and Decolonization Context 2. US Armed Forces desegregation 3. WEB Dubois/Marcus Garvey 4. Pan-Africanism 5. 1950’s a. America’s turn for desegregation b. Important because Army was desegregated to have blacks fight WWII so the people at home thought they should be equal if they could die, so they started movements 6. Movement a. Not just a movement of whites but blacks who are inspired b. Finding value in happenings of world 7. School Desegregation a. Brown vs. Board of Education, 1954 a.i. Duck and Cover-0 African Americans a.ii. African Americans simply left out of propaganda a.iii. Several laws already instated that said no problem with segregation of schools a.iv. Tried to get this under the 14 th amendment but no avail till 1950’s a.v. Group of parents, Brown was simply the name it took. a.vi. Thurgood Marshall was the lawyer for case, became first black supreme court Justice b. Little Rock Central High, 1957 b.i. Television helped make this glaring contradiction more obvious c. James Meredith, Ole Miss, 1962 c.i. First Black to attend Ole Miss University, place where white supreme class went 8. Rosa Parks and Non-Violent Protest a. Montgomery Bus Boycott a.i. Year Long a.ii. Publicly advertised b. MLK and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
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