The Civil Rights Movement: Ralph Abernathy And Martin Luther King Jr.

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The civil rights movement was an organization to end segregation. The movement gave colored people the same rights whites had. Before the movement things for colored people didn’t go good. Most of them were slaves. They had no rights to education, to restaurants, and job. Racial segregation stopped becoming a problem to colored people because of the civil rights movement black were not allowed to use churches, restaurants, schools, and other facilities. The majority African Americans were at first considered as slaves. Before the three amendments were passed the Africans Americans weren’t considered citizens. After the 13th, 14th, 15th amendment a few things changed for them. On December 1 1995a black lady had refused to give up her seat to a white men, therefore she was arrested. On a bus all blacks were supposed to sit in the back and whites on the front. After that problem Ralph Abernathy and Martin Luther King Jr. had started a non-violent boycott on busses. The non-violent boycott lead to bus companies desegregating their buses. Martin Luther King Jr. then became the leading voice of the civil rights movement. He had ended segregation on buses because of his non-violent boycott.…show more content…
It had all token place in Washington when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I have a dream” speech. July 2 1964 preside3nt Lyndon B. Johnson had signed the act it became into a law which it outlawed discrimination. After the civil rights act all colored people had like education and eating at any restaurants. The movement made a big change to colored people as it ended discrimination based on race. Then the civil rights movement was approved it gave the colored people the same rights white people had. Therefore discrimination of race. religion, employment and other were being ended
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