Discuss the significance of Brown v. Board of Education and how white supremacy challenged the Supreme Court’s ruling.

Discuss:

  • the significance of Brown v. Board of Education and how white supremacy challenged the Supreme Court’s ruling.
  • The leaders, tactics and philosophy of the modern civil rights movement.
  • The role of Federal Government as ally, and opponent, to the movement.
  • The role of the youth and students within the movement.
  • The rise of Black Power and why African Americans became more angry during the 1960s.
  • Malcolm X and the ideology of the Nation of Islam and other separatist groups of the era.
  • African American protests to the Vietnam War and the role of the African American soldier in Vietnam.