The Rights Of African Americans In The 1950's And 1960s

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The fight for equal opportunity for Americans of African made advances during the 1950 's and 1960 's.The rights have not come easily as there was much hate and maltreatment by many whites Americans. With the triumph of the Montgomery boycott, Black leaders started a new path for the struggle for Civil Rights. In January of 1957, southern African American ministers met and formed the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). Reverend Martin Luther King was the first president of the society. After conferring with the NAACP, a verdict was made to march on Washington to point out the struggle for Blacks during this time. Some twenty-five thousand people met during the first march fighting for Civil Rights legislation. Several of the
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