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Great African Americans in Civil Rights

by Pat Rediger

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7587119M
ISBN 100613050851
ISBN 109780613050852

The book charts the principal course of civil rights against the dramatic backdrop of two world wars, the Great Depression, the affluent society of the postwar world, the cultural and social agitation of the s, and the emergence of the new conservatism of the s and n describes the profound upheaval that African-Americans. According to historian Rayford Logan, the nadir of American race relations was the period in the history of the United States from the end of Reconstruction in through the early 20th century, when racism in the country was worse than in any other period in the nation's history. During this period, African Americans lost many civil rights gained during : Failures of Reconstruction Era.

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. The phrase generally refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States.. African Americans constitute the third largest ethnic group and the second largest racial group in the US. Civil Rights. Oklahoma was not immune to the battle over civil rights – racism persisted at the turn of the 20th century and was most evident in the Greenwood District of Tulsa. Strict segregation laws kept the majority of Tulsa’s African American population concentrated along the city’s Greenwood Avenue.

  The American Civil Rights Movement. The civil rights movement was a struggle for social justice that continues to this day and is still being constantly evaluated by scholars across disciplines. Historically, the era currently known in American history as the Civil Rights movement mostly took place during the s and s. A list of inspirational black people who played a key role in the world and American history. Martin Luther King ( – ) – King was a pivotal figure in the non-violent civil rights movement. During the s and s, he sought to improve race relations and overturn discrimination in American society.


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African American men and women made great contributions to American society throughout the 20th century, advancing civil rights as well as science, government, sports, and entertainment.

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This book brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, four African-American women who lived through the civil rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the movement for gender equality, and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the country.

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King became active in the movement for civil rights and racial equality. He participated in the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott and many other peaceful demonstrations that protested the unfair treatment of African-Americans. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in Dr.

King was assassinated on April 4,in Memphis.