Was a change, however the act was only a step in the right direction and was a watershed moment as after this many more laws were passed; also showed that King's leadership and patience had achieved something and this was a great inspiration to many.
Take that people who use the excuse "it's our heritage" (because first off, if you're really saying that, you're saying you're proud to be descended from people who committed treason and went to war because they were told that they can't own another human being anymore)
#MalcolmX #oppression It's still happening... A few examples: http://stopwar.org.uk/campaigns/islamophobia A discussion of the terrorism propaganda that has been used to justify wars of aggression in the name of a so-called democracy, &that has been painting victims as criminals, another example is given by whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg who talks about the unjustified, criminal wars in Vietnam and Irak. www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyKIb3f1qk8 Another example…
This is a famous picture of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Both of these men were Civil Rights activists, and Malcolm X was assassinated in 1965 by Nation of Islam Members, because of their disagreement in his influential messages about Civil Rights.