The Evolution, Growth, and History of Human Rights

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The history of human rights isn’t that simple. The concept has been around for eons, really, but inalienable rights are only a recent development. Just how recent? Well, the legal recognition of human rights within the international community wasn’t until the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Even still, the moral principles that constitute our …

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Chicano Movement: Causes, Purpose, and Major Events

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The Chicano Movement (El Movimiento) was a civil rights movement within the Chicano community in the 20th century. Inspired and entwined with the Black Power Movement, the Chicano Movement was all about combating structural racism and police brutality through the open rejection of assimilation through newfound cultural expression and celebration. Events Leading Up to the …

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