Growth of Civil Rights Movement

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  • Growth of Civil Rights Movement
    • Television: This brought coverage of key events / protests and governments responses to the CRM into peoples homes and make them more aware of racial injustice.
    • The Cold War made the US government sensitive to international criticism about how its citizens were treated.
    • New Cities grew in and around Southern towns and gave black people more/different job opportunities.
    • Research disproved that some races were genetically inferior. Research also showed that segregated education made black children feel inferior.
    • Poor blacks moved north, liberal whites moved south. This changed southern Communities- especially cities and towns.


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