Essays Tagged: "African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)"

The decline of the civil rights movement

"Brown v. board of education" case that drew national and international attention to the plight of African-American's, various civil rights activists and organizations used non-violent protest and ci ... ed non-violent protest and civil disobedience to bring about a systematic transformation in the way African-Americans would be able to live. This phase witnessed much of the movement's success. The fr ...

(19 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Rosa Parks' prominence in the American Civil Rights Movement

on to become a prominent figure in the American Civil Rights Movement. She has become known as the African-American woman who refused to give up her seat to a white man and move to the back of the bu ... he uses to substantiate her theory. She also makes mention of the fact that Parks was not the first African-American do defy the bus laws. A Youth Council member by the name of Claudette Colvin had do ...

(14 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Prejudice in Literature

have come up with various ways to express their views on the different aspects of being prejudice. Civil Rights Activist, Martin Luther King Jr., and Poet, Arna Bontemps, used literature to share the ... in Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and social activist who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid­1950s until his assassination in 1968. Inspired by advocates ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights