Chapter 3: Nonviolence and civil disobedience
If you seek the monument of the civil rights movement, you need only look around. That movement altered American society. It was pervasive because the racism that it attacked was intertwined in America’s laws, culture, and history. The civil rights movement represented the long march of American democracy by extending the rights of full citizenship to those who had been excluded from the founding of the Republic. The story of that movement and of its effects is a tale hard to summarize because it is written in the details of life today.
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