The Meredith March, Black Power, And The Chicago Freedom

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The civil rights movement for racial equality in the American South was one of the most significant and successful movements in history. Although this may be true, many people neglect the struggle black communities had to face in the North. However, Martin Luther King Jr., along with other organizations, acknowledged the inequality in the North and set out to make a change. The March Against Fear, also known as the Meredith March, Black Power, and the Chicago Freedom Movement illustrated the shift to the North. Martin Luther King Jr., Stokely Carmichael, and Muhammad Ali were key figures in this shift and the anti-war movement. The March Against Fear was set up by a man named James Meredith. The purpose of this march was to protest against
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