The Civil Rights Movement 1950-1960's

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Civil rights movement historically were events that happened between 1950-1960’s. People like Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat to a white person on the bus was one example of a non-violent civil protest that led to more people banning together, the Montgomery Improvement Association to boycott the bus transportation system. Martin Luther King was one of the national figures that led these types of nonviolent protests that centered on African American civil rights. Due to these types of campaigns and social movements it led to civil-rights legislation in favor of African Americans.
Black Lives Matter is a group that was formed after Trevon Martin a young black male was shot and killed by a police officer that was later acquitted

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