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Black and White Two completely opposite colors But even if they are entirely opposite in that sense is it possible that they can be identical in other ways Well they are both colors arent they Both of them can be seen to the healthy human eye and are part of the color family But humans are the same Both black and whites are visible and are part of the human race family So why do some people think that they should be categorized completely as opposites People argued that black and white people were totally differing in enough areas that they should be completely separated Up until 1940 America was a segregated society meaning the different races were to be separated in every day life Although whites were dominant in America black people immigrated to America by choice to escape famine trying to find a new way of life or came as slaves They lived in rural poverty in the south and their vote was discounted They were not allowed to sit next to whites drink out of the same fountains live by play with or compete with whites nor were they allowed socialize at night clubs This seemed like no way to live a life so they finally spoke up for some support on preventing discrimination and the Civil Rights Movement was born The much-loved much-protected baby of the blacks called the Civil Rights Movement was all they cared about after 1940 and was all they fought for They fought for the right that discrimination in public places should be illegal and amongst this one of the most celebrated public speakers of all time arose His name was Martin Luther King Jr and his words could have not meant more to the African-American community I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the
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