3Civil Right’s Movement 1960s movement to establish the civil rights and equality of African Americans in the United States. ( )
41950s Jim Crow SystemRacial segregation: public facilities, government services, educationDisfranchisement: unable to voteEmployment discriminationViolence: individual, police, organizational, mass racial violence
5Aims of the Civil Rights Movement Freedom from oppressionRespectDignityEconomic and social equality
11Rosa Parks and Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955-1956
12AchievementsCivil Rights Act of 1964: banned discrimination based on “race, color, religion, or national origin” in employment practices and public accomodationsVoting Rights Act of 1965: restored, protected voting rightsImmigration and Nationality Services Act of 1965: opened entry to the U.S. to immigrants other than traditional European groups.Fair Housing Act of 1968: banned discrimination in the sale or rental of housing
13InequalityCan you think of examples of inequality in your community, city, school, or country?