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Civil Rights Movement

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Im going to tell you about the impact of the civil Rights Movement of 1960 and the impact on African Americans today. Im also going to tell you about the protest the march on Washington and more.

In the1960s there was a lot going on but first im going to start off by telling you about the Civil Rights Protest. The Civil Rights Protest was a non-violent protest it was founded in 1960. This protest was called sit-ins. They remained seated and refused to get up. They were insulted but they kept calm and did not react to it.

During the March on Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders decided to rally in the nations capital. In 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech (I have a Dream) in front of 250,000 people, all races. The speech was about his hopes for the country, he wanted everyone to have Freedom.

In 1963 King decided

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