Who were the main people involved in the Civil rights Movement?

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Who were the main people involved in the Civil rights Movement?

      The civil rights movement was perhaps the most vital social movement in the twentieth century. It began with the impact from the Second World War, upon American race-relations, traces the unfolding protests against racial segregation in the 1950’s and the 1960’s. This analysed the struggle for black southerners to win right to vote. Also it looked at southern white resistances to racial equality.

     One of the main people involved in the civil rights movement is thirteen-year career of Martin Luther king. He was the most influential black leader of the era, constitutes an important focus for the civil rights movement. From 1956 until his tragic death in 1968, Martin Luther King was the for most leader in the black American’s non-violent quest for civil rights and a better life. Inspired by a lecture on Mahatma Gandhi. He went out and brought every book he could find on Gandhi and nonviolence.  

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     King realised that the love ethic of Jesus could go beyond individuals and be more applied to the conflicts of racial groups and nations. He discovered the method for social reform in Gandhi’s love force and nonviolence. King thought he could do the same as Gandhi did for Asians, and stop racism towards African Americans.

     This leads me onto my next involvement, which is Rosa Parks. If you ask me I think Rosa Parks was the mother of the civil rights movement, because Mrs Parks was convicted one morning, of disobeying the City’s segregation ordinance ...

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