How The passage and implementation of the Act was difficult, despite the support of the administration.
Segregationists challenged integration at every level. The biggest push came in the court case of (1964); the owner of the whites-only motel sued the national government, claiming that the new Civil Rights Act overreached Congress’s constitutional powers.
hen I was a kid, in the early Sixties, my mother and father meticulously prepared our car for holiday journeys from our home in Washington, D. They packed coolers filled with sodas, deviled eggs, chicken wings, sandwiches of all varieties, cookies, and candy. In those days it was legal throughout the Deep South for privately owned places of public accommodation to exclude people on the basis of race — a guide to establishments throughout the United States that served black travelers. Enter your new information and click on Save My Changes.
The article explains that the legislation and its subsequent enforcement by the U. federal government, changing opinions and attitudes of the public, and a passionate desire demonstrated by the African Americans themselves to grow upwardly mobile caused a rising number of the black people in the middle class.
This was possible owing to availability of higher paying jobs, open access to managerial positions, better attitudes by employers, as well as broad education opportunities.
Next, the Civil Rights Movement had a powerful economic impact on American society.
Desegregation of various industries brought black workers to factories and plants across the States.
The achievements of Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s improved the economic conditions of African Americans.
The greatest achievements against economic discrimination of the African-American population were the passage in 1964 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibited any discrimination in employment and public accommodation, as well as passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which prohibited discrimination of black people in rental of housing and sale of property.