Segregation Against African-Americans In Birmingham, March 1963

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In Birmingham, March 1963, King and his activist group wanted to put an end to the economic policies that promoted segregation against African-Americans. They launched economic boycotts against the Birmingham businesses who would not hire people of all races. King’s strategy was to organise job strikes in the African-American community, who did all the unsanitary, but necessary jobs, such as sewage workers. Hence, their employers would have to ask the businesses who would not employ them, to employ them, so that they would resume their necessary jobs. King then organised a series of peaceful marches and sit-ins, at libraries and restaurants, protesting to the businesses who would not hire them. It took to the end of that spring, but Birmingham

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