What movement tried to end racial discrimination?
The civil rights movement of the 1950s and the 1960s differed from earlier efforts to end racial segregation and discrimination in that?
In the early 1960's, there were a great many people who participated in the civil rights movement, in an attempt to end racial segregation and discrimination of various sorts. Perhaps the one person who is best remembered for his participation in this movement is Martin Luther King Jr. But I would also mention President Lyndon B. Johnson, who brought about the Civil Rights Act of 1965.
Who moved a resolution in the house of assembly in 1956 to end racial discrimination in the public places?
What was one perspective of African American that was reflected in the founding of the national association for the advancement of colored people NAACP?
President Truman's efforts to end racial discrimination met with an obstinate Congress. Congress had a Republican majority that sought to block much of his legislation. The Democrats, on the other hand were split. Some felt Truman was committing political suicide bringing up the topic, and the southern Democrats opposed it because they were segregationists.