The Civil Rights Movement and MLK (1940s, 1950s and 1960s)

During this time, Civil Rights leaders emerge to take on the Jim Crow laws of the South. These men like Martin Luther King secure rights for the African Americans that were promised after the Civil War. This movement was far from easy as the power in charge pushed against allowing these rights.

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