The Civil Rights Movement: The Goals Of The Civil Rights Movement

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Introduction: There are many social movements that happen changed the society. For example feminist movement, civil rights movement, Arab spring movement, children rights movement, ect. In this paper I choose to write about civil rights movement, which it is one of the most important movements that happened. It led to transforming of all aspect of social, political, and cultural American life. This type of movement is related to redefine of all government roles that are related to black civil. The words civil right is often related to the image of Martin Luther King and his speech “I Have a Dream” (Karson, 2005). Main question: This paper tries to focus on the cause behind the civil rights movement. Focusing on goals of the movement.…show more content…
First goal is to end the segregation. Second, is to desegregate schools and other public facilities. Third, is to make African American people can access to proper jobs. Finally, is to be equal to white people in everything. People try to achieve these goals by raising public awareness and mobilizing followers. The best example for this is Martin Luther King. By his speech “I Have a Dream” he rias many people awareness when he speak about the problem. He also mobilize followers (Karson, 2005). Have the goals of the civil rights movement have been achieved? After 50 years, some people think that the goals of the civil rights movement achieved and some thinks that it did not. CBC new did a survey and asked white and black people some questions about race and civil rights movement (Dutton, 2015). The first question was how many goals of Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement has been achieved? 27% of black people in American think that all of the goals have been achieved. 67% of them think that only some of the goals have been achieved. However, only 5% of them think that none of the goals have been…show more content…
The percentage of the people who think that they get rid of racial discrimination increased every year. On 1992 only 50% of the people get rid of real discrimination. However, now 76% of them think that they get rid of racial discrimination. Third question was do you think that racial discrimination will always exist or it will end? On 1992, 53% of people thought that racial discrimination would always exist. However, 40% of them though that it will end. However, now 44% of them think that racial discrimination will always exist. 50% of them think that racial discrimination will end. So in general, during the 1950s and 1960s much was achieved to break down segregation in the USA, including changes to Federal and State Laws, changes in daily life for all Americans, and enactment of laws allowing for the prosecution of racist crimes and vilification. The fight for rights did not begin in the 1950s and did not end with the death of Martin Luther King. The movement during the 1950s and 1960s is part of a wider one beginning with the first sale of slaves and continues today (Achievevements of Civil Rights Movement,
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