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Civil rights movement is example for other marginalized groups to follow
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It has been 50 years since Americans sought equality between both black and white Americans, and while parts of the dream have been realized, the civil rights movement continues. Two notable movements have been compared to the 1960s push for equal rights: voices for immigration reform and those for marriage equality. “When you have a common cause, people tend to work together to go toward a common goal,” said Brenau University senior Lea Mason, an African-American.