How Have African-Americans Worked to End Segregation, Discrimination, and Isolation to Attain Equality and Civil Rights?

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How have African-Americans worked to end segregation, discrimination, and isolation to attain equality and civil ri HIS/204 July 15, 2012 How have African-Americans worked to end segregation, discrimination, and isolation to attain equality and civil rights? For decades, African-Americans played a foremost significant position in American history. In part, the Civil Rights Movement, and the power, bravery, and fight to become equal citizens in the United States. There is no other incident parallel to slavery, segregation, discrimination or isolation of African-Americans. Being of African American decent and raising three African American men can be difficult. Today, African American still encounter segregation, discrimination and isolation. However, encounters today are not as horrific as earlier years. Equal rights for African-Americans have been contentious, and fought for decades. African-Americans have fought to impede ethnic discrimination, and gain equal opportunity and their civil rights since slavery in the 1600's. There have been countless warriors, who have fought and died for African-Americans to have the same rights as others. This essay will discuss slavery and how African-Americans worked to end slavery, segregation, discrimination, freedom, and isolation. This essay will also discuss what led to the civil rights implementation, how it was executed along with its leaders, and how African-Americans overcame the struggle and stigma as an African-American. Given that the slaves fought to end segregation, discrimination, and isolation as early as the 1600's; which shows how lengthy the fight was, and continues to be. Civil Rights leaders such as: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King' Ralph David Abernathy, Medger Evers, Malcolm X, Al Sharpton, Jessie Jackson and President Abraham Lincoln; has

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