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Civil Rights Movement: "Black Power" Era
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Why did the spirit of the March on Washington prove so short lived? Was it just a coincidence that a more militant form of black activism emerged right after? Or did the march somehow contribute to the formation of "black power?" How significant was the September bombing in Birmingham? What would it have taken to prevent the emergence of this more militant movement?