What do you know about ‘Civil Rights Movement’ in the USA?
It refers to a set of events and reform movements aimed at abolishing legal racial discrimination against Afro-Americans. It was led by Martin Luther King Jr. This movement practised non¬violent methods of civil disobedience against racial discriminatory laws and practices. In the
Mexico Olympics of 1968, US athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos tried to draw international attention to racial discrimination in the US by wearing black gloves to represent black power.