Assignment 1: Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s
The 1960s civil rights movement in America was significant and eventful. The era was marked by protests against the Vietnam War and the passing of the most comprehensive civil rights laws. The 1960s were the age of youth as 70 million children from the postwar baby boom became teenagers and young adults.
Research the civil rights movement using your textbook and the Argosy University online library resources. Respond to the following:
What are your views on the New Black Panther Party? Are they evidence that the civil rights movement is moving forward or backward?
Write your response to each question in 150–200 words.
By Saturday, February 20, 2016, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area.
Through Wednesday, February 24, 2016, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses.