Segregation and the Civil Rights Movement

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Identify a lesson that the Civil Rights Movement can teach about how everyday people can enact significant social change. 

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I think that one of the most inspiring lessons from the Civil Rights Movement is the idea of "acting locally" as a key for profound change.  The Civil Rights Movement began out of a desire to initiate change in local areas.  The 1952 boycott of Mississippi gas stations that refused to provide restrooms for people of color, and the bus boycotts started in Montgomery and then to other cities...

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