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Civil Rights Movement

  • By: Diane Rodgers
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Although most frequently discussed in terms of the years 1954–1964, the civil rights movement for African-Americans in the United States arguably could have begun during the abolition movement to end slavery. Certainly the struggle for civil rights for African-American citizens ...

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