Civil Rights Movement - significance by 1968

This shows the progress and lack of progress from the Civil Rights Movement to 1968, which the organisations resposinble for the change. It is colour coded - I'll let you work out which colour is positive and which is negative by looking at the facts - accompanied by statistics to back up the argument.

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  • Civil Rights Movement - Significance
    • Economic
      • Housing
        • Civil Rights Act banned 80% housing trade markets using racial discrimination
          • Maximum fine $1000
        • 1960 cencus
          • 46% 'unsound' black conditions
          • 73% Urban old housing
          • 25%  ghetto
      • Employment
        • 22/31 states have FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE LAWS
        • 1968 - income 53% national average
        • 1968 Black unemployment = 7%, White unemployment = 5%
    • Social
      • Transport
        • Montgomery Bus Boycott
          • KING
            • Transport
              • Montgomery Bus Boycott
                • KING
                  • Browder v Gayle
                    • SUPREME COURT
                      • Little Rock (1957)
                        • Civil Rights Act (1964)
                        • NAACP
                          • Brown vs. Board of Education (1954)
                            • Little Rock (1957)
                              • Civil Rights Act (1964)
                              • NAACP
                                • Brown vs. Board of Education (1954)
                                  • Education
                                    • 1957 - 750/3600 school districts desegregated
                                      • 1957 - 97% African American children in desegregated schools
                                        • 1968 - 58% African Americans in desegregated schools
                                          • Education
                                            • 1957 - 750/3600 school districts desegregated
                                              • 1957 - 97% African American children in desegregated schools
                                                • 1968 - 58% African Americans in desegregated schools
                    • Freedom Rides (1961)
                      • C.O.R.E
                        • S.N.C.C
                    • Browder v Gayle
                      • SUPREME COURT
                    • Freedom Rides (1961)
                      • C.O.R.E
                        • S.N.C.C
                      • Public Places
                        • Civil Rights Act (1964)
                          • 53 states to desegregated
                            • 214 in total
                          • FEDERAL
                            • Public Places
                              • Civil Rights Act (1964)
                                • 53 states to desegregated
                                  • 214 in total
                                • FEDERAL
                      • Political
                        • Votiing Rights Act (1965)
                          • 230,000  African Americans registered 1966/67
                          • 1960 - 4 million    1965 - 6 million
                          • FEDERAL
                            • Political
                              • Votiing Rights Act (1965)
                                • 230,000  African Americans registered 1966/67
                                • 1960 - 4 million    1965 - 6 million
                                • FEDERAL
                                • Selma
                                  • Robert . C. Henry - Mayor of Springfield (1967)
                            • Selma
                              • Robert . C. Henry - Mayor of Springfield (1967)
                            • Public support
                              • 1954 - 55% in favour of education equality
                                • 1964 - 80% in favour of education equality

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