The Evolution Of The Civil Rights Movement

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The civil rights movement was a long and drawn out one. It was one of the issues at the forefront of American society for many years, and it went through many phases and was afffected by many things. Three things that played an especially big role in the evolution of the civil rights movement were the Plessy v. Ferguson ruling, the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, and the N.A.A.C.P. The Plessy v. Ferguson ruling ushered in a new era. It ushered in the era of "separate but equal". This meant that public facilities could separate colored people from white people legally. All that they had to do was provide the same amenities for colored people as they did for white people and vice versa. A big problem with this was that most of these facilities
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