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the era of now. black plight in america has continued and even
increased in some areas since the civil rights movement of the 60's, 70's. however there remains no major movement.
we live in the post-civil rights era.
by frank cafarella November 20, 2005
Admission that the movement of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s was successful. An acceptance that the struggle for civil equality is over because what was granted has affected lasting, positive change.
Use of the phrase post-civil rights movement ignores the continual struggle for racial, gender, and educational advancement and equality because such a term conveys a belief that a civil rights movement has a start and end point. Marches end; movements do not.
by Jay Harshman May 09, 2007

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