Essay on The Civil Rights Act Of 1964

1456 Words Nov 7th, 2016 6 Pages
Outline: Thesis: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was significant to African Americans because of the act, segregation in public places and employment prejudice on the pigment of skin, national origin, gender, ethnicity, or/and religion was brought to an end. The Civil Rights Act was one of the most momentous events to impact the African American community on the account of bringing equality to minorities and leading to the Voting Rights Act 1965, which added greater strength to minorities in government and in America. The Act made a consequential impact on the presidential election and progressed and rewarded the activists in the African American community. There were great consequences that either progressed a greater movement or added to the suffering, they were done through riots and protest marches. The advancement of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, helped the African American civil rights group in their awareness and voice in government and have made tremendous strides in their community and many other minorities to contribute to an equal future. Claim 1: The CRA was significant to African Americans because on paper it ended segregation in public places and in the employment process.
Segregation in public places: Schools, neighborhoods segregation, Stores, TV
De-facto discrimination and De-jure discrimination; Brown v Board of Education and how it helped the act
Segregation in workplaces/the employment process their payment; what opened up/what they can do now; places that…

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