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Attitudes towards black Americans and Racial Minor

AFRICAN AMERICAN MIGRATION

·         From 1910-1920 the black American population changed

·         People from Southern America migrated up to places North like New York – this movement was called the ‘The Great Migration’

·         They did this because black people were tired of being discriminated by whites

·         Ghettos were rising in the city of New York and Harlem getting crowded with blacks

BLACK PEOPLE TRYING TO GAIN MORE CIVIL RIGHTS

·         Different organisations and people tried to help black Americans

·         UNIA (Universal Negro Improvement Association) was set up by Marcus Garvey, he said that black people should celebrate their blackness and should not try to be white

·         NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People) was set up by William Du Bois, saying that he wanted America to accept all people with equal opportunities for all – challenging segregation and white supremacy

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Attitudes towards black Americans and Racial Minor

AFRICAN AMERICAN MIGRATION

·         From 1910-1920 the black American population changed

·         People from Southern America migrated up to places North like New York – this movement was called the ‘The Great Migration’

·         They did this because black people were tired of being discriminated by whites

·         Ghettos were rising in the city of New York and Harlem getting crowded with blacks

BLACK PEOPLE TRYING TO GAIN MORE CIVIL RIGHTS

·         Different organisations and people tried to help black Americans

·         UNIA (Universal Negro Improvement Association) was set up by Marcus Garvey, he said that black people should celebrate their blackness and should not try to be white

·         NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People) was set up by William Du Bois, saying that he wanted America to accept all people with equal opportunities for all – challenging segregation and white supremacy

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