Which among the following statement(s) is/ are true regarding the civil rights movement in America?
Civil rights stood for equality.
Afro-Americans started campaigning against racism in 1940s.
It was based on violence.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led the movement.
The correct options are
A Civil rights stood for equality.
B Afro-Americans started campaigning against racism in 1940s.
D Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led the movement.
Civil rights guarantee equal social opportunities irrespective of race, religion, caste, gender or any other personal characteristics. A social movement for civil rights started in America called the civil rights movement. It was fought and won on the principles of non-violence.