I have to write about racial equality for an assignment. Please answer the following about the topic, so I can complete my portion.
"Give a brief summary of each, and explain how the changing attitudes of the times were expressed through these various political happenings and movements. "
Please be as detailed as possible about the topic. Thank you!
The best known, the Civil Rights Movement was only one of several that helped move forward the rights of those of color. The Civil Rights movement actually began long before the 1960's when Brown V The Board of Education overturned the Plessy decision of 1896, when Eleanor Roosevelt supported racial equality, and when Rosa Parks action began the boycotts in the South.
Eleanor Roosevelt was a late comer to understanding racial discrimination at its most basic, instutional level. After finding herself unable to affect change with the Subsistence Homestead Administration to allow in Arthurdale, one of the first Resettlement communities for poor laborers, she invited the executive secretary of the NAACP to the White House to meet with her. This was unprecedented and she received a tutorial on racial discrimination that lead to many types of pressuring by her on agencies and organizations (http://www.nps.gov/archive/elro/teach-er-vk/lesson-plans/notes-er-and-civil-rights.htm). She began to embrace a civil rights agenda. She championed equal opportunities, especially in education. At the Conference on Negro Education she said, "wherever the standard of education is low, the standard of living is low" (http://www.nps.gov/archive/elro/teach-er-vk/lesson-plans/notes-er-and-civil-rights.htm). Her support for the 'anti-lynching bill' in 1934 upset both FDR and his staff members and advisors. She shown a light on ...
The solution provides advise in tackling the task set in the original problem (see above), in particular in putting together a paper that tackles racial inequality as related to the political movements of the 20th century. The solution lists and discusses the political movements that fall into this category.