History of the Civil Rights Movement

History of the Civil Rights Movement

I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the Promised Land. Human progress is neither automatic, nor inevitable. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, And today we’ll be learning more about the history of the American Civil Rights Movement. The end of the American Civil War in 1865 effectively meant the end of slavery. But, African Americans were in for a long struggle before they were finally awarded equal rights. As of 1870, all eligible male citizens were able to vote. However, blacks were discouraged to by violence and eventually legal stipulations. In 1896, the Supreme Court ruled to maintain racial segregation in private businesses, in a case called Plessy v. Ferguson. Soon broadened to include schools, many southern states applied this ‘separate but equal’ mentality to all aspects of life. However, this led to the application of Jim Crow laws, which resulted in blacks being treated as second-class citizens. Segregated schools, public transit, restrooms, water fountains and more continued well into the 1900s. In 1909, a group of prominent black and white campaigners created the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People or NAACP. Their goal was to increase racial equality and challenge issues like the Jim Crow laws. Unfortunately, it was between 1910 and 1930 that white supremacist group the Ku Klux Klan saw its biggest expansion amid increased racial friction. Following the First World War, the NAACP was devoted to ending lynching by white vigilantes. By mid-century, the group became instrumental in the Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka court case. This class-action suit filed in 1951 asked that segregation in schools be struck down. Taken to the Supreme Court, the case resulted in the first integrated school in the United States to open in the fall of 1955. Encouraged by the decision, the Civil Rights Movement began to hold high-profile boycotts, marches, sit-ins and other peaceful protests. These included 1955’s Montgomery Bus Boycott in support of Rosa Parks. A watershed moment came in 1957 when a high school in Arkansas admitted a group of African American students, nicknamed the Little Rock Nine. Protested by fellow students, the governor, and even the state’s National Guard, President Dwight Eisenhower eventually intervened to ensure the students’ safe passage. By 1962, Universities also began integrating, though black students were still met with protests and violence. The Southern Freedom Movement continued into the ’60s, with support from newly-elected President John F. Kennedy and his brother: Attorney General, Robert Kennedy. The violence of the Birmingham, Alabama campaign influenced the President to fully endorse the movement. A great change is at hand, and our task, our obligation, is to make that revolution, that change, peaceful and constructive for all. On June 19th, 1963, he proposed a Civil Rights Bill to Congress, which was approved in 1964 after his death with support from President Lyndon Johnson. The bill struck down existing legislation that allowed for discrimination, and its approval was largely influenced by Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington of August 1963. Capturing the attention of the media and the population, this event attracted hundreds of thousands of people in support of civil rights. Following that, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 ended the prejudiced voting system. Instantly effective, blacks began voting and running for public office. However, just days later on August 11th, a violent six-day riot in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts resulted in 34 deaths. This was indicative of a period of racially-motivated violence that occurred in the mid-to-late 1960s. This era also saw the rise of Black Power, led in large part by Stokely Carmichael, in opposition to extremists like the Ku Klux Klan. This ideology was exemplified by the Black Panther Party, which followed the principles set forth by Malcolm X. Rising to prominence in the 1950s, his radical ideas advocated militancy for blacks. Black poeple are dissatisfied. They’re dissatisfied not only with the white man, but they’re dissatisfied with these Negroes who have been sitting around posing as leaders and spokesmen for black people and actually making the problem worse instead of making the problem better. He remained an influential and controversial human rights activist until his assassination in 1965. The murders of civil rights leaders continued when Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in April 1968, and Robert Kennedy two months later. Despite racial tensions continuing into the 1990s, progress has been measurable. The election of President Barack Obama in 2008 is seen by many to be a culmination of centuries of work in favor of racial equality. This is the meaning of our liberty and our creed, why men and women and children of every race and every faith can join in celebration across this magnificent mall, and why a man whose father less than sixty years ago might not have been served at a local restaurant can now stand before you to take a most sacred oath. Subtitles by the Amara.org community

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  1. Irish people Can relate to the black community in America for 800 years we where ruled by the English our land was robbed with we where put into forced labour and a lot of us are also descend from Irish slaves it’s sad to see that things like this acc happened Irish where still threaten badly by the English until the 1970s it sad that racism and discrimination is still a thing

  2. What about women, native americans and gay people? The term civil rights does not apply to just getting rid of racism itself.

  3. How can you hate somebody because of the color of their skin? You have to suffer from major mental issues and self hate to be racist towards others and want to harm a group of people because of their skin color.

  4. KKK started by the Democrat Party – Today its called Antifa – YOu have no rights – you are either a serf or a player in the Global New World Order.

  5. Thanks To ALL In The Civil Rights Movement Who Help Make It Possible For Us To LIVE FREE!!!!😍😘😍😘😍 R.I.P. To U ALL. We Still FIGHTING No Stopping Us NOW We On The MOVE!!!!

  6. u don't know if anyone who reads this can help me. For five months I have been complaining that bugs are in my apartment. lanlirf would not respond or answer. phone or I was unable to. leave messages. yesterday after be five months a liencef exterminator told me when he came to extermenate he said that they're bird mites. I been told I was delusional and treated really bad in Waterbury, CT. these mites have turn my life upside down and no one will help. please contact me at [email protected] I need help bad!! they hurt so bad and attacked need even more after extermanation. the landlord will not help and Denise it in court when he tries to evict me HELP SOMEONE Please

  7. People have a tendency to get emotionally wrapped up in historical events, which actually produced few tangible results. This is especially true for blacks, whose logistical mental functioning is underdeveloped. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 favors only blacks, who have the earning capacity to escape the inner city lifestyle. Plus, since the destruction of blacks is a deliberate act, even this is curtailed.

  8. In addition, since blacks' occupational earning capacity is usually our sole means of achieving safety, this policy favors men over, and often to the exclusion of, women. I find this inverted chivalry to be disgusting, and I hate JFK for doing this to blacks. He was no "father of mine".

  9. I would not have wished for JFK's assassination, but if it gets us one step closer to eradicating his messed-up legacy, hey. After the gross insensitivity he showed me, I could really give a rat's a**.

  10. Sorry for MY gross insensitivity, but I'm half-German, with aristocratic and military roots. So I'm very competent about these survival issues, and I can't help but be real bitchy about this s**t.

  11. More disgustingly yet, Meghan Markle is one of the few black females who benefited from the Movement, largely because she looks white. How dare you stand on my back, and flaunt it by assuming a public position. Die, you little golddigging slut.

  12. And JFK's assassination was not wasted on the Communists. For all of their anticommunist rhetoric, the Kennedys supported the Amerasian Act. They know they had damn well better take care of THOSE mixed-race kids. ALL of them. They will not settle for slut-ho tokens, such as Meghan Markle.

  13. Racism has always been bad, but the fallout from JFK's deeply flawed and negligent policies, is too horrifying for words. I would even go so far as to say that the world's black and white populations DESERVE to die, leaving hardly anyone except Asians. Which, if the little green men sightings are any clue, is exactly what comes to pass.

  14. In the Bible, it says that a man who refuses to provide for his offspring has lost the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever. So in a larger sense, redressing wrongs against biracial people specifically, was JFK's most important task, and it was also the one least likely to encounter significant resistance. However, JFK not only neglected this duty entirely, but he left many of us wide open, to even worse ill treatment than before. His alliance with blacks was all for show, and guided only by political pressure. Hence, we can totally disregard everything he said, including his admonitions against violence. Blacks should use nonviolence only as a formality, to break whites' ability to defend themselves from violence.

  15. Louise Marshall (jewish. One of the tasks of him was the abrogation of the 1832 treaty with Russia in 1911 under President Taft. President Taft was jewish. He was in office from 1909 to 1913).
    James Marshall (Louise Mashall his son) headed the New York City School Board and some communal organizations.
    James Marshall was also director and legal counsel of the jewish run "Garland Fund". Garland Fund subsidized the "NAACP" from it's foundation in 1913 by the jewish "Springarns".
    During ww1 Springarn was simultaneously a major in the U.S. Military Intelligence Dept. (MID) and NAACP's chairman of the board. He used his position to obtain critical information about the black leaders of the NAACP.
    Of today 2018 the NAACP is operating on wall street as an "Impact shares 501C3 registered fund".
    All other civil rights and revolutionary movements or and groups were destroyed by FBI Cointelpro actions, chased out of the country or forced underground or simply folded.
    One other group who secretly connects with the NAACP is the NOI=Nation of Islam. Like the NAACP it became a multimillion dollar corporation.
    The President of the NAACP of today 2018 is: African American Cornell William Brooks(born 1961). He is a lawyer and activist. This lawyer and activist meets the jewish communities leaders every year for the shoa (holocaust memorial) in D.C. (Washington). Another person Mr. Brooks also meets there is Farrakhan. Both organizations – NAACP & NOI are jewish fronts.
    From the early years on the NAACP had no black person on his board of directors. Only jews were members of the board. After a while the jews decided to give the NAACP a black face. The black face of this jewish front became W.Du.Bois. Du.Bois was a black communist jew. Secret jew (Crypto jew).
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    The Cheka by George Popov. /// Freemasonry and the Russian Revolution by Dr. Gregor. /// Russia at the Crossroads: the roots of Todays evil by Colonel Theodor von Winberg. /// The Occult Power of Freemasonry by Selyaninov. ///The Occult Lodges by Karl Heise. ///The Blood Intoxication of the Bolsheviks by Nilostonsky. /// The Battle Against Bolshevism by Avalov. /// The Pleaque Over Russia by Albert Rosenberg. /// Men who Rule America by Arthur Howden Smith. /// The Track of the jew Through the Ages by Alfred Rosenberg. /// Reflection on the Puritan Revolution by A.L. Rouse (Published by London, Methuen, 1986). /// Freemasonic Architecture of History ( Full Text on the internet archive). /// jews and Freemasonry in Europe by Jacob Katz (Published by Harvard Press, 1970). /// Red Terror in Madrid by De Fronteriz.

  16. bruh it doesnt matter what color the president is as long as they do a good job obama was trash and everyone thought he would be a good president because he was black wtf were you people thinking

  17. Why does everyone racist that comments say “blacks are racist too” stop acting like a child and trying to point the finger. I understand 2 wrongs don’t make a right but don’t y’all think blacks deserve a little time to show whites how we felt back in the late 1860s until now. Cuz blacks have been through some shit let us see how it feels to have that kind of seniority. But at the same time black people let’s us the time we get in power to help other black people and other minority’s that want the help. And vise versa all the minority’s that’s in power let’s help one another to get a chance in life and better are selves and not hold other minority’s down or hold anybody down

  18. The fight goes on, Alaskan native were the first to get the first non discrimination law on the books of this nation, and it was done by a woman… https://youtu.be/U9To3pgzh00….Remember where it started. [ Whispering Raven Thundering Mountain / Alaska Lingit ]

  19. God bless Republicans/Union/GOP, they stuck with it through our American history, fighting against slavery, and the civil rights act of 1964; It is appalling how Liberals try to destroy history, but thank god BOOKS are still around.

  20. After 239 years of the worst brutality whites can thrown at us, we are still standing tall and unbroken and unbowed. You cannot destroy the blackman, they are the blueprint of God and they shall inherit the earth.

  21. Only if these black folk knew the future you fought for crumbs instead fighting for your own nation. This movement destroyed black own business it waste of time and energy.Nothings changed it just got more clever with it's oppression.

  22. Why is a white woman telling our story our black people should be telling our story because other black people know what us black people had to go threw

  23. Just because they make laws banning racism in employment hiring practices, doesn't mean people stop the practice. It's hard to prove in court. "Freedom Summer" was 1964. The Civil Rights Movement was fueled by a sense of social justice. The hippies out west. Free speech and 'free love'. Marxists allowed into colleges after the red baiting of the 50s. The USA government banned socialism with the 1954 Communist Control Act and other legislation. The O.G. sjws. MLK is he OG sjw. Malcolm X was a sjw. Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn both big sjws.

  24. The Democratic Party is the Party of Slavery KKK Jim Crow Segregation and Lynching. POTUS DNC Woodrow Wilson resurrected KKK enforced Jim Crow Segregation racial policy.

  25. African Americans have made great progress. In India 180 million Hindu lower-cast people still live in slave like conditions. Why dose the world not care?



    -Brown vs Board of Education 1952 stated that "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal." Thus separate public schools for black and white students is declared unconstitutional. As a result, de jure racial segregation was ruled a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. The decision effectively overturned the Plessy v. Ferguson decision of 1896, which allowed state-sponsored segregation, insofar as it applied to public education. However, the decision's fourteen pages did not spell out any sort of method for ending racial segregation in schools, and the Court's second decision in Brown II only ordered states to desegregate "with all deliberate speed".

    -Civil Rights Act of 1964 – outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. It prohibits unequal application of voter registration requirements, and racial segregation in schools, employment, and public accommodations.

    -Voting Rights Act of 1965 – eliminated literacy tests, poll tax, and other subjective voter tests that were widely responsible for the disfranchisement of African Americans in the Southern States and provided Federal oversight of voter registration in states and individual voting districts where such discriminatory tests were used.

    -Civil Rights Act of 1968 – bans discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing.

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  28. Civil rights movement is a damn fraud and a joke. We should have never integrated with white racist murdering diseased thieving lying fake ass high lQ mfs.

    They are the most evil conniving crooks on earth. They destroyed our prosperous neighborhoods because they were jealous…we were doing better than them. They stole their wealth and don't know how to play fair and square. They are not superior…AT ALL!!

  29. I just hated how these people that thought segregation was good, not the people in the video btw im talking about the whites that thought they just had full control of blacks. The Brave Rosa Parks didn't let a black man take her seat, but unfortunately she got fined. Then President Eisenhower Sent troops to escort the people that came to the school know as the Brown V. The board of Ed act.

  30. COCO-NANDY got bullied a lot when he was a kid, so he can relate with this movement.

    He secretly feels like a black man trapped in yarn.

  31. There are many issues that do need to be talked about and fixed but when people try to bring them up in an honest way they’re met with cries of racism.
    See the problems facing black people often include mass incarceration, poverty, education, police shootings/violence, crime, housing etc
    However those majority aren’t the fault of racism or white people as many black people and movements for blacks people try and claim.
    Most of the time are issues that are caused and continued by blacks themselves and the black communities as well as movements like BLM pushing lies and using scare tactics.
    It’s an unfortunate cycle that needs to be broken but a lot of the time when a non black person is involved and tired to help they’re blamed and called a racist for bringing up the facts.

  32. Can't understand how someone can normally walk with KKK clothes or protest that "race mixing is communism".

  33. let us not forget that the african american journey to civil rights has always been supported by both sides despite how our government has chossen to display it…even with our recent blm protest there has always been a mixture of every race fighting to help us to viewedas human…the unity is beautiful

  34. The civil rights movement is the first large scale Russian meddling in American internal politics. But then Usa was fine with it.

    The Russians were helping the African independence movement everywhere and pinnacle in it was forcing the great USA to listen to the idea of equality basically communism. Europe today is heavily influenced by soviet thought of equality. It would most likely have stayed in place for eternity like the Indian caste system dark skin none Aryans below Aryans from the Iran peninsula all done by evil Russian meddling.

  35. Cuba were the first nation in the Americas to make laws against racial discrimination. USA is communistic in its thought in some aspects.

  36. The problem is this…..Who made whites the last say on anything? They did. Why and how? They colonized and took control, to have absolute say so. But, why can't we build and be self sufficient? Why do we feel the need to be with and together with whites? They have in their control what we need to survive. The world comes thru them because they control it all. Blacks knowing this makes some of us put up with their raw hate just to manage. This can turn some of us into uncle toms. And defenders of whites that's sicking to the stomach, when witnessed by resist strong minded black men. Uncle Toms can't see themselves bucking up. lol…Because he can't see himself not having the status and finances he desires. To exist outside of the white power structure would be dismal at most to the uncle tom. Blacks just don't carry that type of connection or respect worldwide. And uncle toms know this! lol

  37. The civil rights movement turned into a rioting bunch of young Anarchists.
    The riots and the threats that were thrown at mayors of cities and gov. officials (threatened by civil rights leaders) was the turning point for the black church folks to be ambivalent about this movement or/and turned their backs slowly but surely on civil rights. The old black church folks had no leniency for the young people rioting. Black people experiencing black riots on television, were shocked and confused. There was no justification for this kind of behaivor. With the assassination of MLK, and its heavy riots in its aftermath the movement was paralyzed and was active only on television and radio. My grandma didn't support MLK. And she was angry at the young folks who didn't obey the law. Obeying Authority was the rule at home, at school, at friends homes, at family gatherings, at birthday parties and ofcourse at Sunday Church. Everywhere were black children and young men & woman went and talked, and socialized, they behaived well. Authority was obeyed at all times.
    The old skool church folks in the 50's & 60's would have thought to be on another planet, seeing what we're up to in 2019.
    The Plot Against The Church by Maurice Pinay. /// Mullins History of the jews by Eustace Mullins. /// Beasts of the Apocalypse by O.O'Grady.

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