Maya Angelou And The Civil Rights Movement

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I. Jim Crow laws from 1890s through 1960s - Civil Rights Movement of 1950s The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Her relationship with Martin Luther King and Malcolm X II. Maya was heavily involved in the African American Civil Rights Movement in New York. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 banned discrimination based on race, color, or religion, and her work with MLK resulted in the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Point #2 I. Angelou was born at a time when blacks did not have rights. Maya Angelou grew up and lived in America during the mid 20th century, where she experienced a lot of racism and discrimination.
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