University of California Irvine Civil Rights Activists Discussion And Responses
After reading the Additional Learning Content page, write a post of 250 words or less that addresses 1 of the following 2 topics. Also, critically respond to 2 peers. One of these responses needs to be a topic different from your own. You will not be penalized for going over or under the word count. Content is more important than length. Please try to stay in the ballpark. Yours posts must be based on the reading and module only.
Your answers need to be primarily in your own words. Your answers must be based on the reading and module only. Be sure to include a Chicago Style footnote when using someone else’s words and ideas. A bibliography is not needed in this discussion. Use a quote as evidence in your answer. Do not use a quote alone as an answer; points will be deducted if you do. Be detailed in your answers. When you bring a point up explain the point thoroughly. Using an example is a good way to further clarify a point. Write in complete sentences.
a. How did the civil rights movement change in the mid-1960s?
b. Why was there a change?
c. Explain 3 examples of how the movement was changing.
a. Explain Martin Luther King’s approach to civil rights activism.
b. Explain Stokely Carmichael’s approach to civil rights activism.
c. Which approach to civil rights activism do you believe to be the MOST effective, that of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference (non-violent) or the Black Power of Stokely Carmichael (militant)? Why? Explain your answer.