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Unformatted text preview: In 1964 The War on Poverty OfFce of Economic Opportunity Striver was the Frst head of there peace corps and LBJ appoints him as the head of the OEO The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Eliminated segregation in all public entities Started resentment to the government in the south reedom Summer In Mississippi people tried to integrate voting Many northerner volunteers came to help Malcolm Little (Malcolm X) Originally a black separatist Originally a member of the nation of Islam Later opposes the Nation of Islam Cassius Clay is aka Muhammed Ali who won the boxing title in the Olympics in Rome Wins world heavyweight title Joins the nation of Islam and takes his popular pseudonym He was drafted to go into the army during Vietnam Refused to go and was sent to prison Effective leader of civil rights In Berkely CA, there was a Mario Savio movement Tom Hayden drafted a manifesto called the Port Huron Statement which...
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