Week 4 Assignment_ Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements

Week 4 Assignment_ Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements

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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. Linda Brown et al v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS public school segregation unconstitutional 1954 NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund brought suit against the Board of Education of
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course ETH 125 125 taught by Professor Jordan during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Week 4 Assignment_ Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements

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