Such sacred changes nullified subjugation and set up the citizenship status of blacks.The initial phase of the black protest activity in the post-Brown period began on December 1, 1955.The boycott lasted more than a year, demonstrating the unity and determination of black residents and inspiring blacks elsewhere.
While many of the civil rights movement's most memorable and important moments, such as the sit-ins …show more content…
The Albany Movement included elements of a Christian commitment to social justice in its platform, with activists stating that all people were "Of equal worth" in God's family and that "No man may discriminate against or exploit another." In many instances in the 1960s, black Christianity propelled civil rights advocates to action and demonstrated the significance of religion to the broader civil rights movement.
The moral thrust of the movement strengthened African American activists while also confronting white society by framing segregation as a moral evil. As the civil rights movement garnered more followers and more attention, white resistance stiffened.
Wallace's vocal stance on segregation was immortalized in his 1963 inaugural address as Alabama governor with the phrase: "Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!" Just as the civil rights movement began to gain unprecedented strength, Wallace became the champion of the many white southerners opposed to the