Freedoms And Rights In The Civil Rights Movement

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Today 's generation of minorities has been opened up to a new world of education,voting ,and proper representation . In the 1950 's to the 1980 's African-americans were not allowed to have the same rights as Caucasian People. Blacks wanted their civil right but not all blacks understood what that included.¨Civil rights are the freedoms and rights that a person may have as a member of community, state, or nation. Civil rights include freedom of speech, of the press, and of religion. Among others are the right to own property and to receive fair and equal treatment from the government, other persons, and private groups¨ (Bruce Murphy). Many individuals wanted to be allowed to have freedom like right to press and speech. During the Civil Rights …show more content…
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 and 1875, and the 14th and 15th amendments to the US Constitution, or made virtual dead letters by hostile court decisions, culminating in 1896 in the plessy versus Ferguson, which gave legal sanction to the principle of separation but equal facilities of separated by face. (The World of Jim Crow). Americans do not know the history behind or before the Civil Rights Movement. ¨Civil rights are the freedoms and rights that a person may have as a member of community, state, or nation. Civil rights include freedom of speech, of the press, and of religion. Among others are the right to own property and to receive fair and equal treatment from the government, other persons, and private groups¨ (Bruce Murphy). The Civil Rights Movement was to give future Generations the opportunity to have their civil rights. In 1954, African Americans gained an understanding on how people should be treated and they wanted changes in their rights and how society treated them publicly. ¨Throughout American history there have been many struggles for the right. With the success of the direct action civil rights movement in bringing down the segregation laws other groups including women, Native Americans, and people with handicaps, became more vocal and organized in their demands for calling their right¨ (Lucas 77). People like Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X were helping the world see injustice ways of the south. They helped the world see colored people 's full

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