US Civil Rights

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The struggle for equality for Americans of African descent continues despite significant advances made during the 1950's and 1960's. Since then, African Americans have acquired equality and desegregation. But these rights have not come easily as there was much hatred and mistreatment by many whites. With the success of the Montgomery boycott, Black leaders charted a new path for the struggle for Civil Rights. In January of 1957, southern Black ministers met and established the Southern …

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…African-Americans from many whites. This has been shown through the mistreatment of African-Americans. Bibliography Dye, Thomas R. Politics in America. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1994. Hampton, Henry and Fayer, Steve. Voices of Freedom. New York: Bantam Books, 1990. Lindsey, Howard O. A History of Black America. Connecticut: Brompton Books Corp., 1994. Long, Richard A. Black Americana. New Jersey: Chartwell Books Inc., 1985. McKissack, Patricia and Fredrick. The Civil Rights Movement in America: from 1865 to the Present. Chicago: Children's Press, 1991.