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The Chicago Freedom Movement (1966)
King's Strategies
This was King's first initiative in the North. He aimed to use the techniques of non-violent
action that had been so successful in the South to challenge the `de facto' segregation of
Chicago's education, housing & employment King & the SCLC organised a…

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Chicago was ten times bigger than Birmingham and 100x bigger than Selma. Some of
the black ghettos themselves were bigger than entire Southern towns.
Segregation had been in the south by changing the law. In contrast, social and
economic change required high levels of financial investment; authorities were
reluctant to…


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