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Title: The Reaction of the Ku Klux Klan towards the Rise of the civil Rights Movement (1950s-1965)
Authors: Naziha Benredouane
Keywords: Ku Klux Klan, Civil Rights Movement, attitude, Negro Revolution
Issue Date: 30-Nov-2014
Abstract: The present dissertation has concerned itself with the attitude of the Ku Klux Klan towards the rise of the Civil Rights Movement Era between 1950s and 1965s.That movement was the most important event for the African-Americans as they aimed to end segregation in public places like cinemas, restaurants and schools. The African-Americans adopted peaceful protests like marches and demonstrations. It also intends to investigate how the Ku Klux Klan member‟s response to that revolution. The Ku Klux Klan was a racist organization which aimed at imposing its white supremacy, as well as at preventing integration of the blacks using terror and cruel means. That group which reacted severely and violently against the Civil Rights Movement Era and the Negro Revolution. Its members were always expressing their anger by unfair crimes like killing, lynching, hanging, shooting, kidnapping…etc. Finally, this study also is going to make a through description of some examples of the victims of that terrorist group which included innocent people and civil rights‟ leaders.
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