How and why did the tactics used by various organizations and activists change?. Utilizing the assigned readings for Unit #6, and the readings by Thomas Sugrue
assigned for Unit #8, please write a coherent essay that explains the development of the movements for African-American civil rights, equality
, and empowerment in the United States during the middle decades of the twentieth century. What forces shaped the formation of these movements from
the 1940s through the 1970s? What were some of the key organizations examined by the assigned authors? Who were some of the key activists that they examined? What were the objectives of these organizations and activists, and what tactics and strategies did they utilize in their efforts? How and why did the goals of activists in the North differ from those of activists in the South? How and why did the objectives of the movement for African-American equality and
empowerment evolve over the course of the period? How and why did the tactics used by various organizations and activists change?
Please make sure that your essay articulates a lucid thesis, and that you substantiate your argument with specific evidence from the relevant assigned readings. Also, please make sure that your essay conforms to the style guidelines posted on Canvas. In particular, all essays must use either footnotes or endnotes for citations. Finally, keep in mind that all essays must be double-spaced, have page numbers in either the header or footer, and have a one-inch margin on all sides.