The Civil Rights Movement : A New World Of Education, Voting, And Proper Representation

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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 Movement many things were changed and added like The Civil Rights Act of 1957,1964,and 1968, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 for future generations. If certain individuals did not stand up and say something about the ingest ways of society. If people like Martin Luther King, Malcolm X,and other powerful civil rights leaders did not fight for the rights for future generation, student were still be separated based only on race and would not be opened to different cultures. The civil rights movement led to opportunities for minorities in the United States. The opportunities for the minorities are the right to vote, the right to be educated, not being segregated in public, and being heard without judgement or discrimination. The civil…

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