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Years of protest

Years of protest

Many people fought for freedom and for basic human rights
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Bob Dylan, a face of the 60s

Bob Dylan, a face of the 60s

Bob Dylan is a major face of the popular music of the 60’s. He was born under the name of Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941 in Duluth in Minnesota. In 1961, he moved in New York City, in Greenwich Village to get his first recording contract and he get quickly reputation. He fast became the voice of most of generation. Indeed, his songs deal
Civil Rights

Civil Rights

After the Montgomery bus boycott, the most important achievements in the fight for civil rights are: - Ratification of the 24th Amendment to the constitution - The end of segregation of public facilities - Black candidates were elected to political offices - Black was recruited in colleges and universities - Abolished the poll tax and thus a barrie
II- A list of the most important achievements in the fight for equality in education

II- A list of the most important achievements in the fight for equality in education

Student II- A list of the most important achievements in the fight for equality in education. Several action were made to stop the segregation in the education as the sit-ins. The first one sit-ins took a seat on February 1st, 1960, in Greensboro. The principle of these sit-ins is to put the equality between the blacks and the whites so that the ra
Fight for important messages

Fight for important messages

During the 60s, the singers fought in them songs for: The anti-war The link of the cultures No racism For peace Against violence For liberty and equality for the gender equality Against the barrier of the languages, the religion, the cultures and the borders Against the induvidualism Deja Vu - Give Peace A Chance Bob Dylan - Masters of War
Let us not forget Phil Ochs

Let us not forget Phil Ochs

Phil Ochs was a singer and a song writter during the 60’s. Moreover he was a contemporary and friends of Bob Dylan. At first, he was born in El Paso in Texas on December 19 in 1940 and he grew up in non political middle family. It’s when he was in Ohio State University that he was majoring in journalism and he formed his political beliefs and s
Bus Boycott in Montgomery

Bus Boycott in Montgomery

The Montgomery Bus Boycott is a political and social campaign started in 1955 in Montgomery, in the state of Alabama in the United States to oppose the municipal policy of racial segregation in public transport. The Montgomery Bus Boycott, in which African-American refused to ride city buses in Montgomery, to protest against segregation seating. Th
I- A report on the Brown v. Broard of Education case

I- A report on the Brown v. Broard of Education case

Student A report on the Brown v. Broad of Education case Brown v. Board of Education declares the unconstitutional racial segregation in the public schools. First of all the racial segregation, it is the fact of making a separation between the colored persons and the white people. She practices on various actions as fact of going to the school or t
Martin Luther King, a fighter for peace.

Martin Luther King, a fighter for peace.

Martin Luther King Martin L. King was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta. During his childhood and teenage years, King was a gifted student. He lived during the segregation and discrimination : a bad era for the black citizens. He became the protest’s leader and official spokesman by the choise of the activists. After his many travel around the
Segregation on buses

Segregation on buses

In 1955 the rule on the buses in the city of Montgomery, Alabama, said that “coloured” passengers must sit at the back half of the bus and leave the front seats to white passengers. In December, a black woman in her forties named Rosa Parks, long active in the civil right movement, declined to give a white man her seat on the Cleveland Avenue b
A particular atmosphere in music festival

A particular atmosphere in music festival

The protest song were often sung in music festival such as Woodstock Music Festival in 1969 or Newport Folk Festival in 1964. To speak about the atmosphere, everything wasn’t perfect, in Woodstock festival, there were hideous sanitary conditions because of the impressive number of persons present. But in spite of that, when the protest song were