Some Of The Best Civil Rights Moments In History

By Wesley Morin

Civil Rights Throughout History

According to the Oxford Dictionary, the definition of civil rights is as follows, "The rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality." Throughout history, there have been many iconic figures selflessly fighting their way for equality for all.

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Today, there is still a lot of work to do, but that doesn't mean a lot of progress hasn't been made. We'll take a look at some of the greatest moments for civil rights and the people behind them.