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    Angelou was an American poet who went through three wars, segregation and racial discrimination, yet she has come to be known for her amazing poetry. Her works have influenced generations of people to stand up for civil rights and paramountly themselves. She began writing in a the Civil Rights Movement in the modern period where she worked closely with the movement’s leaders. Most of her works are a written in a style that expresses the experiences of her life as a black woman in a prejudiced…

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    "You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right" acknowledged Rosa Parks. She is recognized as "mother of the civil rights movement" (imdiversity.com, 1 ) in America. Parks is mostly remembered as the woman who refused to give up her seat in Montgomery, Alabama, on December 1, 1955. There after she set motion a National Civil Rights Movement for racial equality, and changed the course of American history. Rosa parks is a big part of history changing events because of all the…

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    that have used peaceful resistance to make a statement and through doing it peacefully, they have garnered the people’s approval and support. One example of this would be the protests that took place during the Civil Rights Movement. During this time, African American fought for their right to equality and end…

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    they too are American citizens. When asking for respect the audience can see it as seriously demanding for the racist whites to respect their fellow Americans, no matter the race, and demanding their equal rites in the unjust period of the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement. Another artists that had significantly influenced the black american audience through his music is none other than James Brown. One song in particular had addressed the numerous black student drop outs in the education system,…

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    collage for diploma without knowledge of many of civil right activists that put in so much time, energy and even last drop of their blood in fight against racism and bring desegregation to the level it is today in United States. Meanwhile I am familiar with many notorious dictators and wicked terrorists like Idiamin Dada of Uganda, Gen. Sani Abacha of Nigeria, and Osama Bin Laden to mention only these few. I believe that including the study of civil right activists in school curriculum should be…

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    Peaceful resistance to laws positively impacts a free society because in the past peaceful resistance was used to show the public the injustice treatment that was being perpetrated by the law, or its citizens. During the Civil Rights Movement the use of non-force was wide spread around the nation, and in doing so they were able to demonstrate to the public the violence that was being done to the demonstrators. "We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the…

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    beginning of time, an individual, or group of individuals, defying what is deemed acceptable for the time has led to many uprisings, reforms, and revolutions. From Galileo insisting that we lived in a heliocentric universe in the 1600s, to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, many of today’s most important changes and discoveries in all aspects of life would not have occurred if it wasn’t for displays of disobedience against powerful figures. Oscar WIlde once wrote that, “Disobedience, in the…

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    My roommate and I were sitting in our room and suddenly we heard a noise from afar. The noise happened to be a “protest” or “march” for women's rights. It could be because I live 3 minutes away from downtown Saint Paul but protests and marches are nothing new to me, personally i've never doubted them plus I have participated in a few. My roommate on the other hand made a comment that has stuck with me, she says, “That's so pointless. Why protest anything? It does nothing. If a change was going…

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    Bryan 1 Women across the country on Election Day in 1960 celebrated the 40th anniversary of their constitutional right to vote (Collins 63). The start of a movement for women was a metamorphosis from a homemaker. Newspapers said there were likely to be more women than men casting their ballots for president (Collins 63). It was clear that women valued their new found right to vote. The first time in the nation 's history was this to happen (Collins 63). World War II had just ended, and the world…

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    2305-71013 30th September, 2017 Civil Liberties VS Civil Rights Civil Rights are defined as the basic rights and necessity of life to the individual which protect against unfair act in relation to the social life and freedom. 1 However, Civil Liberties are considered as the rights that are secured by the Constitution of the country, as like in the US previously approved by the Bill of Rights. 2 Both Civil Rights and Civil Liberties are enlisted under the Bill of Rights. 1 People who are citizens…

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