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The comparisons that can be made between the Gay Rights and Civil Rights movements are both obvious, and highly publicized. The most definable similarity is the ongoing struggle among a minority group to obtain the equal rights of the larger population. 278 more words
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“Velma Murphy Hill, then 21, was the head of the youth Council…
Convinced that public segregation was ready to fall, she assembled a racially diverse group of young people — blacks from the youth council, whites from the University of Chicago and Hyde Park — and on the morning of Aug.