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    who played a large role in the civil rights movement to help unite black and white people in America through any means necessary. As exemplified throughout Malcolm’s speeches, he strongly believes that one must put his religion aside to fight against the common enemy, in this case, the white people. Malcolm’s role in the Nation of Islam, his experiences as a child, and his passion to learn largely drove his tremendous influence in the civil rights movements and led to the very influential…

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    “Things can change. There is still hope for America.” When examining the Civil Rights Movement and the social effects it had on the American society, many different views might question whether it was successful. Angela Baker, Fred Moore, Craig Plummer, and Greg Gribble all have a few things to say on this matter. The social effects of the Civil Rights movement has made it so that on both sides, issues have continued due to parental influence, and discrimination in school life, and in the…

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    The movement against the apartheid was constructed among various people in the society of South Africa. There was a consensus among the people for equality in the country not a revengeful opposition to those in power. Some prominent figures in the movement were Nelson Mandal, Govan Mebki, Walter Sisulu, Denis Goldberg, Ahmed Kathrada, Raymond Mhlaba, Elias Motsoaledi and Andrew Mlangeni. These eight figure were sentenced to life in prison with the reason of being the leaders in the movement.…

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    Melucci’s, and Castells’ theory of new social movements have been subject to criticism. One main criticism of this approach is on the ‘newness’ of new social movements (Martin, 2015). Many critics have argued that new social movements share some common features with old movements. For example, new social movement approach, according to Calhoun (1994: 22), is ‘historically myopic’ as it lacks recognition of how features of the new movements resemble features of movements of the past. Tucker…

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    perspectives has a different view entirely. First, the Functionalist view sees religion as something that has certain function in society. Émile Durkheim, French socialist, says that religion serves three main functions. Cohesion of the society as a whole. Social control over the population’s beliefs, rituals, and actions. And finally religion provides a purpose to the life of the population. Often religions have afterlives and rewards tied to them, so this gives the followers a reason to live…

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    had to deal with racial issues on a daily basis, and I knew despite my disadvantage, I was still in a better economic position than many other people were. In many ways, I felt as though I had a duty, as someone who had always been passionate about social change, to play my part in society, no matter how big or small it may be. The more I was confronted by racial issues, the more I realized people did not make these gestures and accusations towards me out of hatred or engrained racism, but fear…

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    Others see the rise of technology correlate with a degradation of social change. Malcolm Gladwell falls into the latter group, stating that technology “make it easier for activists to express themselves, and harder for that expression to have any impact” (Gladwell, p. 431). This statement represents the strong argument…

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    that managed to garner nationwide attention due to social media, just imagine the number of similar…

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    1968: Music As Rhetoric In Social Movements In 1968 social movements sparked rhetorical discourses which occurred in many nations and on hundreds of colleges and in communities across the United States. These rhetorical discourses ultimately changed the direction of human events. Sometimes these points of ideological protests shared views on specific issues, especially demonstrations against the Vietnam War, but each conflict was also its own local conflict. There is no evidence that any…

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    Protest. This simple word brings to mind images of violent revolution, interactions between civilians and officers of the law. Perhaps, specifically the Boston Tea Party, The Occupy Wall Street Movement, or The Salt March. Famous names also come to mind, Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., and Rosa Parks, all were known for their use of civil disobedience. However, one name is not oft remembered but deserves to be, as he coined the term ‘civil disobedience,’ Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau…

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