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Friday, 8 February 2013

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENTS - 1950 - 1960.

The Civil Rights Movement, was a worldwide political movement for Equality before the Law occurring between approximately from 1950 to 1980. In many situations it took the form of campaigns of civil resistance aimed at achieving change by violent forms of resistance. In some situations it was accompanied or followed by civil unrest and armed rebellion. The process was long and tenuous in many countries and many of the movements did not fully achieve there goals although the efforts of these movements did lead to improvements in the legal rights of previously oppressed groups of people.





























After 1890 the system of Jim Crow Disenfranchisement and second class citizens,  rights of African Americans, especially in the south. It was the nadir of American race relations. There were three aspects, Racial Segregation, Disfranchisement in the southern states, Mass Racial Violence aimed at African American. This gave rise to the birth of The Civil Rights Movement with Dr Martin Luther-King Jnr who became the most famous African American to champion the rights of Black Equality, Freedom and the right to be treated as Human Beings.