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Civil rights act of 1964
This act made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal and gave the government the power to enforce all laws governing civil rights, including desegregation of schools and public places.
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Eliminated literacy tests and made it so that federal officials could overrule state officials in registering voters
De Facto segregation
segregation (especially in schools) that happens in fact although not required by law (North)
Violent riots in urban city Gehttos where Afircan Americans would fight for their rights
2nd most known civil rights leader. Would fight back if attacked and took a more violent aproach to gaining civil rights.
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