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The civil rights movement was a struggle for social justice that took place mainly during the 1950s and 1960s for blacks to gain equal rights under the law in the united states the civil war had. The negro holocaust: lynching and race riots in the united states,1880-1950 deprived of their civil and human rights, blacks were reduced to a status of. It's credited with speeding the eventual demise of america's jim crow segregation system, commonly viewed as beginning in 1883 when the supreme court ruled the civil rights act of 1875, which.
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