The civil rights movement | Essay | Engelsk

Indledning
The civil rights movement was an organized by Black Americans to end racial discrimination and gain equal rights under the law. It began in the late 1940s and ended in the late 1960s.

They wanted to achieve social justice and to be acknowledged, as well of getting rid of laws introduced by powerful white men

black people were not to use the same public facilities as white people, live in many of the same towns or go to the same schools.

Uddrag
The Jim Crow Laws were implemented to ensure the segregation between African Americans and white individuals.

A racial caste system which operated primarily, but not exclusively in southern and border states, between 1877 and the mid-1960s.

The laws were a way of life, that were followed by the same belief; that whites were superior to blacks in all ways.

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