PROMPT: Malcolm X forcefully criticized the 1963 March on Washington as a “farce

PROMPT: Malcolm X forcefully criticized the 1963 March on Washington as a “farce” in Washington. Anne Moody concludes her memoir with a harsh criticism of the CRM as not bringing about the meaningful change that was needed in the country and that was promised by movement leaders. Legislative victories notwithstanding, critically discuss the CRM in the early 1960s in terms of its internal limitations and contradictions. You may draw whatever conclusions about how successful it was in dismantling white supremacy and improving black lives, but cite examples in your essay to support your argument. TERMS: 1. Robert Parris “Bob” Moses 2. The Albany and Birmingham campaigns 3. Fannie Lou Hamer and Mae Bertha Carter 4. Malcolm X 5. James Baldwin and Josephine Baker 6. Anne Moody 7. James Meredith 8. Myrlie and Medgar Evers 9. The Big Six CRM organizations 10. Gloria Richardson 11. 16th Street Baptist Church bombing 12. Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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