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Civil Rights Movement

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Parent Category: African-American History
A national effort made by African-Americans and their supporters between 1955 and 1968 to eliminate segregation and racial discrimination and gain equal rights and suffrage. This period is marked by famous events such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March on Washington, the Freedom Rides and the Birmingham campaign in Alabama. Famous figures involved include Martin Luther King, Jr., James L. Farmer, Jr., Rosa Parks, and Malcolm X.
In Washington state, a teen parent-to-be (a mother) will be completely taken care of if they go through DSHS. They will get food stamps, room and board, free medical care, and free child care.   There are agencies who would assist a couple (or teen parent).However, this does not mean you wi…
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DID the lender get a judgment for the balance due? Demand verification of the debt from CA. NO verification, NO PAY...
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Yes, there is.  My father would not be pleased, but I worked diligently to please him. I created myself into SuperWoman, but thought I was sub-normal because he ridiculed and demeaned me. I accepted my inferiority, but never stopped trying or hoping. My mind was focused on finding ways and des…
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The actions of police and other authorities increased tension during the civil rights movement by resorting to physical violence to force them into submission. Fire hoses, attack dogs billy clubs and tear gas were some of the methods used against unarmed and helpless black people and their supporter…
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Republicans and Northern Democrats.  I beg your pardon..   Rather than being split along party lines, the Civil Rights movement tended to split the country along North-South lines. Northern politicians tended to be either pro-Civil Rights, or neutral. Southern politicians tended to be an…
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Type your answer here... On the First of February 1960, four black students walked into the woolworths shopping centre in Greensboro, North Carolina intent on going to the white only bar in protest to segregated bars, restaurants and cafes. Quickly this protest caught on and all across the country b…
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the civil rights movement is the time when blacks and whits did not get along so they fought. like how martin Luther king jr. wrote i have a dream he was talking about the civil rights for black and white people. and how Rosa parks got arrested for not giving up he seat for a white man. that was wor…
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In most states and Western countries you need to be 18-years-old to move out without your parents' permission. If your home situation is abusive in any way, you may, in some states, apply for emancipation from your parents or legal guardians. I believe you must be 16. If you were to apply, you would…
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Aborginies could not drink at pubs, or buy alcoholThey were confined to specific locations called reserves, if unoffical people visited these reserves they could be arrested for "consorting" to leave the reserves aboriginal people had to apply for a certifcate of exemption, granted if officials thou…
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African Americans entered the civil war for many resons. freed slaves sometimes duisguised themselves so that they could fight for other slaves freedom, and i think it wasnt until the emancipation proclomation that African Americans were allowed to join the war. on the other side, slaves were someti…
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Brown vs Board of Education case (you can look it up in wikipedia) desegregated public schools, so black and whites would be together. Brown vs Board of Education, Topeka KS was a civil rights movement.
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Some of the prominent whites who I learned about were Viola Liuzzo who died in Alabama driving civil rights activists throughout the state and was murdered by the Klan. Ann Braden in Kentucky dedicated her life to the work of Civil Rights and has left a legacy behind to continue that work. I also kn…
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On 1st December, 1955, Rosa Parks, a tailor's assistant, who was tired after a hard day's work, refused to give up her seat to a white man. After the arrest of Rosa Parks, martin and his friends, Ralph David Abernathy, Edgar Nixon, and Bayard Rustin helped organize protests against bus segregation…
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it was miseable and hard because some of them had a family
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Several males were killed during the Civil Rights movement. Are you asking about Emmett Till who was killed before the Civil Rights movement began but who's death is credited with helping to start the movement? A native of Chicago, he was visiting his uncle in a small town in Mississippi when he spo…
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Kuka Movement or Namdhari movement was started by Baba Ram Singh in 1872.
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The Voting Rights Act of 1965 eliminated literacy tests and stated that federal examiners could enroll voters who had been denied suffrage by local officials. It was a companion bill to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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There were multiple events that started it. The Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955) is often stated as the beginning of the movement. But school desegregation had begun the previous year with the 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.*(see the links below to read events that…
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Answer The Civil Rights Movement was a legal, political and social struggle by black Americans to gain full citizenship rights and achieve racial equality and a challenge to segregation. Blacks and some whites along with Civil Rights Organizations challenged segregation and discrimination by …
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Civil Liberties are rights and freedoms that provide an individual with specific rights.
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First Sit-In According to the site I have indicated, and according to other Civil Rights web sites I have examined, the first sit-in of the United States Civil Rights movement occurred on 1 February 1960, when four Black students attending North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College, entere…
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Freedom is an ambiguous term which means very different things to various people in various times and places. Personally, I believe freedom has two main components: The freedom from the exercise of arbitrary power against you. That is, people cannot simply do what they want against you with your per…
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Yes you do. You also have the right to refuse the deposition if a tape recorder is present without first obtaining permission to use one. Whoever is holding the deposition, must first obtain authority from your attorney to do so. I am not sure how it will affect your case, but you do have the right …
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It gave them freedoms they had never had the pleasure of expieriencing before. Public facilities were desegregated, schools and businesses were integrated, the Civil Rights Act was passed, and life was better not just for African-Americans, but for Asians, Mexican-Americans, and even some Caucasians…
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Answer Hondahow could i find wiring digram for crx 1987  Try hondahookup.comThey have downloadable PDFs of some Honda factory service manuals.Warning: they're written by mechanics for mechanics and assume you know how to fix a car.
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There were many individuals such as Martin Luther King that spoke out on civil rights issues during this movement. Radical elements such as those found in the south wanted to put a stop to the equality that was being sought because of the fear of change. These clashes created hostile environments fo…
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As a result to the Civil Rights Movement African Americans are now as equal as whites. That's what they would have Americans believe and although African Americans have more rights and can hold office to good jobs, there is still racism going on to this day..Schools were de-segregated; blacks could…
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Accomplishments From 1957 to 1968, Dr. King received several hundred awards for his leadership in the Civil Rights Movement. Among them were: Selected one of the most outstanding personalities of the year by Time, 1957 Listed in Who's Who in America, 1957 The Spingarn Medal from NAACP, 1957 The …
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Open the drill chuck FULLY. Look inside the open chuck and you will see an Allen screw. This screw holds the chuck in place on the spindle of the right angle attachment. With an Allen wrench, remove the Allen screw, being careful that the threads are left-handed (reverse threads) so it will seem as …
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In Octover 16. 1914, Serbia passed the Small Cok Right
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Answer If the 16 year old has a job and can be self reliant, she could file for an emancipation hearing with the local court. If she was emanciapted, she would be on her own to do what she wants to do.
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it means that it is going to burn to the ground ASAP!!!!!!!! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The definition I found for P0674 was Cylinder 4 Glow Plug Circuit/Open. Are you sure that is the right code? I think only diesel engin…
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Women had several issues. Some wanted a constitutional amendment requiring equal rights for women. Others wanted Job and Education equality. Others wanted a Supreme Court ruling on abortion.
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968), was one of the main leaders of the American civil rights movement. A Baptist minister by training, King became a civil rights activist early in his career, leading the Montgomery Bus Boycott and helping to found …
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On January 26, 1956 Dr. King was arrested during a sit-in at a restaurant, waiting to be served when the restaurant did not serve African Americans. On February 21, 1956 Dr. King was indicted with other figures in the Montgomery bus boycott on the charge of being party to a conspiracy to hinder and …
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Answer This is only a partial answer: WWI led to the founding of the League of Nations, the forerunner of the UN, which had some declarations on freedoms around the world. WWII was, however, much more influential as it led not only to the birth of the UN but also to the drawing up of the Univer…
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The South rejoined the union after reconstruction.
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martin Luther king, Abraham Lincoln, Rosa parks nd ruby bridges
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It doesn't seem to have made too much an impact on America lately, judging from the way people dismiss Christianity. People love the darkness(sin), when the light(righteousness and Christ) is the answer and the truth. REAL Knowledge about the Lord and his ways is so rare, because people don't want t…
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Martin Luther King was was generally a quiet man preferring to mind his own business, but, he soon realized he had to fight for the equality of blacks and when things turned violent he became active from the start of the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 to 1956 until his murder in April 1968. Martin …
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Answer You should talk to you parents if they don't no she is prego. then tell them wat u want to do and if they don't agree with your options you can take them to family court..talk to your grandparents too...
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jeuse started the civil rights movement
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The ultimate goals of the civil rights movement were to end racial segregation and discrimination against African Americans.
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No, a judge cannot be sued. A case could possibly be brought against the state, but this is usually a situation where you appeal with these claims. Other Contributor Opinions The grounds for suit against a presiding judge in which a party (parties) believe their Constitutional and/or civil rights h…
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World War 2 brought global attention to civil rights. The war showed the world what could potentially happen when one group of people claimed power over another.
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the guilded age the term "guilded age was highly popularized by mark twain, who used the term in his books when refering to the time period of between 1860 and 1910.
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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 did not involve voting rights nor prohibit segregation. There was a separate Voting Rights Act. The PURPOSE of CRA 1964 was to regulate how governments, large ionstitutions and large employers dealt with discrimination and bias on account of race, sex, and religion.
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Most people in the North, particularly those in New England and the Midwest, were scarcely affected by the Civil War. Business was booming, but so was inflation, since Lincoln's government was printing "greenbacks" (paper money) to pay for all the new indebtedness. The average man or woman was remin…
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ANSWER: For some Blacks the postwar era offered new and significant gains in employment and education and greater opportunities in sports, the military, and the entertainment field. By 1950, Black enrollment in colleges had increased 2,500 percent over the previous decade. In Hollywood, film actor…
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because he said a lot of good speeches
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They were laws that mandated racial segregation in the South following Reconstruction, beginning in 1876 and continuing until 1965. Although initially declared constitutional, they were repealed during the Civil Rights movement of the late 1950s and early 1960s. They established 'separate but equal…
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it ended by love it was great i wish i was there at that time i love being in collage i tis great learning these things.
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Kaffir is of Sanskrit origin, not Arabic. It means 'unbeliever' (of any faith or fact) or 'uncultured' - hence its use in 'Kaffir lime' in Asia - a lime with thick, bumpy skin, and small fruit area inside - an 'uncultured' lime. It went into Dutch too, meaning 'unbeliever' - in this case, not an 'in…
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He contributed hope for the people of Mississippi that blacks would one day be treated like civilized human beings.
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According to Wikipedia (refer to the link, below), William Edward Burghardt (WEB) Du Bois was, primarily, an American civil rights activist and author during the early 1900's.
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Because the law had to go though a long session to make it an officail law.
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There were many deaths that were a direct result of the Civil Rights Movement...and a tragic murders that raised awareness of the atrocities in the south, resulting in more support for the movement. The Murder of Emmitt Till shed light on the horrors of the Jim Crow south. His death sparked the Mo…
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Women were not allowed to vote. They usually could not get higher education. Often, they could not get jobs, and when they did, they got paid less than men for the same work. They could not own property, in many countries, including England, for a while. In some places, if they had money and got mar…
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Crozer Theological Seminary and helped stop segrigation
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no i looked it is not
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The Holocaust lasted as long as the Nazis were able to pursue that policy. That is, until they were defeated by force of arms in May 1945.It is debatable how much influence the Allies had on the Holocaust. By 1944 the Nazis had demanded and received Jews from almost all of the territories over whom…
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Strom Thurmond undertook the longest filibuster in the history of the United States in order to block Civil Rights legislation. The filibuster lasted more than 24 hours.
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"FREEDOM" its answered on the internet. Answer There is no definition of freedom of speech in the U.S. Constitution. Instead, it is defined by the decisions of courts when cases are presented to them. Generally speaking, the right to freedom of speech is only protected from interference by th…
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Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957
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In 1920 in the US the passage of the 19th amendment was passed giving women the right to vote.
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congress wanted to act over Johnson's veto
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Began in approximately 1919 and lasted until about 1940.
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Answer Because it was finally viewed as the right thing to happen in a Democracy. Kate Sheppard first gave women the right to vote in the 1920's. She believed women should receive the same rights as men and did a lot of campaigning. New Zealand women were the first to be allowed to vote and Kate…
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The civil rights movement end in 1968
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atlanta, ga
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I have heard many things about this but I would say it took place in about the 1850s.
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The Seneca Falls Convention was the first women's rights convention. It was held in Seneca Falls, New York, on July 19-20, 1848.
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nope, it thought that too bc i am pregnant. But you have to get married or emancipated to move out
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On February 1st, apparently there was no confrontation, although police were called. The students left when the store closed for the day. As the sit-in continued to grow to over 300 student protesters, a phoned bomb threat closed the store for two weeks.
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Non-violent protest led to very rapid change in the USA including voting, educational, economic and social rights for blacks. The main reason for the success was the principal of non-violence. Because of non-violent protest, whites who benefited from Segregation but who were not overt racists saw th…
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1920 and 1918
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railroads are tracks that trains travel among
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The Great Migrationa move to the more tolerant north from the south which was alot less tolerant to black Americans
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What the Whites Did The KKK and other racially prejudiced whites discriminated , harassed , and beat them. Not all whites supported that, though. In fact, some of the Freedom Riders were white. The first group of Freedom Riders was almost evenly split, with 7 Aftrican-Americans and 6 whites. Those w…
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The Civil Rights movement began early in the twentieth century, when black Americans formally began organizing. In 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was formed with the goal "to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of a…
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Ruby Bridges married Malcolm Hall in 1984.If u guys need more info on ruby read the book"Through my eyes".
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It started because african americans felt descrimanated against.
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Civil unrest from returning virgins from World War 2, brought about revolts against the Jim Crow system. They sought receive equality, for they were able to fight and die for their country, so why not dine in the same restaurants and ride in the same trains as their normal American were allow to.
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The African-American community, lead by local church pastors like Martin Luther King, Jr., organized a boycott of the Montgomery, Alabama city bus system to protest its segregation policies after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white man. The boycott, which began on Dec…
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Jump Jim Crow is a song and dance from 1828 that was done in blackface by white comedian Thomas Dartmouth (T.D.) "Daddy" Rice. The number was supposedly inspired by the song and dance of a crippled African slave called Jim Cuff or Jim Crow variously claimed to have resided in St. Louis, Cincinnati o…
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It was actually an accumulation of several incidents. Although it was actually in 1979, the Iranian hostage crisis of the U.S. embassy in Tehran created tensions that carried into the 1980s.The 1981 Brixton RiotHandsworth Riots in both 1981 and 1985The Broadwater Farm Riot in 1985White supremacist m…
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His influence was to make everyone equal, regardless of race, ethnic group, religion, etc. Martin Luther King Jr is responsible for the rights we have to day, and without him ever living, we would be in a segregated, low tech, country fighting civil war after civil war, blacks against whites.Martin …
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Schools all over the South segregated. That means that some schools were for blacks only, and some schools were for white only. Whatever the white had, the black had less or worse. During the desegregation, the white and black schools all came together, and it was equal.
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No Zimbabwe and the us don't get along with each other. Since USA wanted to take over Zimbabwe and failed because President Robert Mugabe ( Zimbabwe's president) was very clever and didn't want his people to keep on being killed. And he also didn't want his people to be under constitutional monarchy…
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The civil rights movement took place because civil rights were lacking in minorities, such as African Americans, Asians, Hispanics, etc. The civil rights movement involved a lot of courage from young and old. From six year old Ruby Bridges, who was the first African American to go to a Caucasian sch…
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Answer Blacks were not treated fairly. They were refused entrance to places of business and employment. They had to fight for the rights that they were legally entitled to for nearly a century because whites for one reason or another, usually out of ignorance and prejudice, found justification…
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Title IX was written by Birch Bayh who served as a United States Senator from Indiana. President Nixon signed it into law in 1972.
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cause there was dificulty fighting racism in W and N cities adn MLK and MAlcolm X were assasinated. ahaha im gooooddd.......mr.z
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Africans, "Blacks", were chosen because they are a humble and strong people. "People of Color" kissed by the sun and humble in nature are easy prey for the more aggressive European "White" human-beings. That is probably why most people of color were preyed upon and pillaged so easily. African count…
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