What Shaped The Civil Rights Movement

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The Civil Rights movement was a very big part of the 1950s and 1960s, the civil rights movement was not taken very seriously and had a lot of controversy between different beliefs. The only way to explain the civil rights movement in more detail is to explain the different aspects that actually shaped the civil rights movement. In 1965 Martin Luther King's, SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference) made Selma, Alabama the focus to register black voters in the capital. Selma was an organization to help black people gain equality and give them voting rights. This organization helped raise awareness of the difficulty faced by black voters in the south and the need for a voting rights. March 7, 1965, was the first march from Selma, about…show more content…
The BPM did help get civil rights across for a good amount of time since the whites were mostly afraid of the Black Panthers. The Black Panthers had established multiple different values and went against certain rules among their movement to respect each other and get the recognition they deserved. The Black Panthers were aggressive towards anyone who did not give them the rights. They were not afraid to beat or torture anyone who had come in their way since that's what the blacks have been going through for a very long period of time, they decided to just give back the torture and pain they have…show more content…
Credit should be given to the group of boys and activist who would not surrender and prove they are something. The Black Panthers Movement was the last standing for the African Americans, the BPM was a very good and eventually respected way of pushing the idea of equality and helped form the respect for anyone who never got what they deserved. The major problems were communism versus democracy and the misunderstanding between different people/ countries during the Cold War. Communism was the main idea of ("The Civil Rights Movement.") leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs. This could be taken as the same topic as civil rights, the civil rights movement was either everyone was taken for nothing since they were a different race they were nothing compared to everyone else. The civil rights movement could be arguably one of the most triumphant parts of history pertaining in people getting their deserved rights. Selma, Montgomery sit-ins, and the Black Panthers were a very strong way for African Americans to gain the freedom they have always yearned
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