{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

You go somewhere you force desegregation by not

Info iconThis preview shows pages 3–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
You go somewhere, you force desegregation by not leaving. 3. Economic Boycotts: attempt to vote with your dollars, by not spending them where blacks are treated poorly. -- Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955) started by Rosa Parks, Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat. She knew what she was doing. Started by women most boycotts, they were the ones that organized these. Black community refused to ride buses. 4. Nonviolent Demonstrations: -- Birmingham, Alabama (1962): turning point in the civil rights movement, not because of how the protests were being produced, the media changed everything. Increasingly inter racial. Stated out peaceful but turned out violent. Stuff that was filmed, so people saw this and feeds the civil rights movement all over the country. -- Washington D.C. (1963): quarter million people, marched on Washington D.C., national mall. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous speech here. 5. Civil Rights Act of 1964: President Johnson, enforcement for the early rulings that were resisted. 6. Voting Rights Act (1965): stronger protection of voting for blacks. 72 blacks hold office. 1977 over 2,000 do in the South. III. Urban Race Riots: represent a kind of distinct of unhappiness and pent up rage of blacks. Over 100 race riots between 1964-1968. Lasted a day at most.
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
A. Urban Black Ghettos: growing problems with unemployment, etc. B. Watts (Los Angeles, 1965): one of the first, routine pullover, 50,000 people in the street, extensive looting, gun stores particularly, extensive arson, firefighters r shot upon. 34 people killed, 4,000 arrested, 35 million dollars damage. C. Detroit: largely more of the same – 34 killed, 7000 arrested IV. Two men – Two approaches: A. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968): Southern, middle class, college educated, preacher son. B. Malcolm X (1925-1965): Northern ghettos, spent time in prison, Islamic, been on the street.
Background image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page3 / 4

You go somewhere you force desegregation by not leaving 3...

This preview shows document pages 3 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon bookmark
Ask a homework question - tutors are online