Essay On Civil Rights Movement

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Civil Rights Movement Civil rights movement started around 1950’s, but most of the movements were in 1069s. On July 26, 1948, Truman signed Executive Order 9981, which stated, “It is hereby declared to be the policy of the President that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin. “However, lots of discrimination and segregation were still going on towards blacks in every state. 0n Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks who is the member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She refused to give up her seat at the front road of the colored section to a white person. Then, the police came to force her to get out of the bus and arrested her. Her movements created a bigger movement include all the blacks in Alabama. All the blacks started boycott on bus, it affects lots of Bus Company shut down their business. This event was a major affair that leaded…show more content…
who was the head of the blacks, also the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). He was the leader of the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955. Then he established SCLC in Jan 1957. Dr.King inclined to nonviolent and a peace movement, therefore some groups criticized him that he is lack of militancy. All the criticizes did not influence his leadership. In Aug 28, 1963, Dr.King gave an astonish speech in Washington, D.C. in a March on Washington movement. About 200,000 people joined the movement, and the speech he gave called, I Have A Dream. This is his most famous speech, and he is the first black to give a speech in front of Lincoln Memorial. Dr.King had been through so many movements, and had been through lots of difficulty. All of these built him to a good leader even though he was assassinated in Memphis April 4. 1968, but people are still remember him, and what he had done for the blacks. He was a symbol for the civil rights movement in the United

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