Civil Rights Movement Pros And Cons

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Consequently, this took Congress more than four months to get things into action as The Civil Rights Movement. King once again made a powerful speech to his supporter 's, and in that speech mentioned that he had a dream; “I have a Dream, Free at last! Free at last” (Shaefer, 2010-2012, p. 188). The march was a peaceful one, with music, speeches, prayers, and joy, that now the blacks had the same rights as the whites; civil disobedience and segregation will once again be outdated. In 1960, the Civil Rights Act was finally mandated into law, in this law was the rights of execution to enforce prosecution for anyone that committed a crime; regardless if they tried to escape. In that mandate, it also included that of school segregation, to which…show more content…
Moreover, allowing them to be a part of the political forum, as they were given back their civil rights to voice their opinions once again as to what laws would take effect, and to whom would enforce those laws, instead of being an outcast as to those affecting them; and to why. Another affected success was given when these individuals were afforded the right to register their votes, regardless if they voted in the past elections or had any form of education; while making it an easy process than ever before. Among this success these African Americans were now given the abilities to feel accepted into such a changing world, by providing them with the same opportunities and privileges as any other U.S. citizen. Thus, taken place during a milestone era; when Martin Luther King, and Malcolm X, and Rose Park stated certain facts as to their beliefs and concerns regarding civil disobedience, segregation; and one’s civil rights to equal opportunities. These facts were focused on getting these African slaves (both adult and children) back into society as regular citizens, not as domestics to which they only knew; while eventually easing them into adaption. Instead the goal was to put an end to these unethical struggles, and allow these slaves to go from slavery to freedom;…show more content…
Along these lines, giving these African American’s the ability to go from slavery to freedom, while finally being able to freely move about society; without being enslaved by another human being. Nonetheless, giving them the freedom of roaming, while hopefully fitting into a society unlike they’ve every know; that of what we call America. Although, it took African Americans a very long time to adjust to life in America, Mexican American’s are their right along with them; slow to fit in. “According, to the U.S. News in California, many immigrants living in Santa Ana areas are struggling to stay above water; due to poor financial security and living in a poverty-stricken environment” (Schulte, 2008, pg.1). In addition, their struggles are stronger than any other race in America, for they have a difficult time comprehending and speaking the local language; due to lack of
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