How did different leaders approach the Civil Rights movement?
Approaches to Civil Rights Movement
The civil rights movement is a term that covers the many methods used in acts of activism. Civil rights movements have been used to secure social, economic, and political rights for African Americans over the years. Civil rights activism range from lobbying the federal government, mass direct action, bring lawsuits to court, and black power. Though most of this activism has been met with white supremacist's opposition there have been many victories. Civil rights movements were popular in 1946- 1968 and the most popular strategies were founded on non-violent civil disobedience. The various strategies found by leaders to carry out the civil rights movement were protests that included; freedom rides, voter registration drives, sit-ins, marches, and boycotts. Martin Luther participated in a march that called for an end to racism while Rosa Parks participated in a boycott to end racial segregation.