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    Sessions due to his record on voting rights and police reform and didn’t believe that he’d represent their needs (PBS). Because newscasters got involved and 6 NAACP participants were arrested, Sessions’ and Congress’ future actions will now be more carefully monitored(PBS). Through effectively exercising their freedom of assembly and speech, protesters pressure the federal government to address their…

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    Introduction With our class readings these last few weeks and the videos we have watched, we have had the opportunity to learn about the Federal law Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the impact it continues to have on people’s lives. According to the Employment and Labor Law the reason for Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was to help improve the problems dealing with discrimination and to promote equality (Cihon & Castagnera, 2014). The law protects employees and…

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    from 1877 onwards; history can at times simply look like a long line of people taking action to right what they see as wrong. And yet there is one prevailing period of which the definitive image and mood is that of protest: the 1960s. Furthermore, this was a decade which, for the first time, engendered a culture of protest, as opposed to the outright violence of secessionists which sparked the Civil War, or the demand of Suffragettes to…

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    and also to The Civil Rights Movement. The voice of the African American citizens cam in the form of sit-ins,, marches, boycotts and speeches. Though most with the intentions of being peaceful, most of these events turned sour. This was mostly due to police brutality or just other citizens acting out. Here are only a few aspects of significance the Civil Rights Movement has today. Throughout the 1960’s, freed slaves and African American citizens took a stand to gain their rights, even in the…

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    September 2017 Civil Liberties V Civil Rights With the creation of the constitution, checks and balances, and more importantly the initial ten amendments, came the proposal of civil liberties and civil rights. Although they may seem similar, they have been given different names for many reasons. Civil liberties are like civil rights in that they define the things people should be able to do and have and are primarily focused on the rights of the individual. However, unlike civil rights, civil…

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    2305 10/5/17 Liberties or Rights? “Civil Liberties” specifically means the rights that are endowed by the Bill of rights, constitution, and any following cases or legislation. “Civil Rights” on the other hand is meant to make sure that fair, and equal treatment exists against separating factors like race, gender, sexual preferences, interalia. These are similar in the respect that they have both come to being to maintain rights against unfair treatment. In the case of civil liberties, they were…

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    In the 1960’s many social movements came about which included the Civil Rights Movement, the Student Movement, the Gay Rights Movement and the Women’s Movement. Contrary to what many believe, the Civil Rights Movement did not end in 1968 but shifted into a new phase of ideologies which laid the foundation for feminism. Both the Civil Rights Movement and the Women’s Rights Movement had similar goals in mind which were to create opportunities for their minority groups that were just as equal and…

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    Civil Rights are the rights to individuals in which they receive equal treatment, social legally and economically. Africans Americans have been fighting for these exact rights for so long, and they are still continuing to fight the same rights after countless gains in society. Since the abolition of slavery in 1863, there has been speculation between the black and white parties on whether civil rights should be granted which has caused continuous conflict between the races of people who live in…

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    South over sectionalist issues such as slavery, the Civil War represented a critical turning point in the history of United States. For some, the Civil War was seen as a fight to uphold states rights while for others, the Civil War was seen as a fight for inherent civil liberties and the emancipation of the slaves. While the political reforms following the Civil War theoretically should have brought about significant improvements in the rights of Black Americans, it would take over a century…

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    property, right to work and get equal pay and other rights that were given to men. Because of the need to enjoy equal rights as men, women have come up with many movements that have enabled them to fight for their rights. As a matter of fact, most of the Women's Rights Movements have yielded results. On the other hand, the Civil Rights Movement denoted the struggle exhibited by the African Americans around the period of the mid-1950s. The aim of the movement was to be able to achieve equal civil…

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