6. The movement opened up a wider range of career opportunities for African Americans.
More African Americans were able to obtain middle-class jobs. In addition, the armed forces took steps to end discriminatory recruitment and promotion procedures and to develop integrated forces.
7. Blacks have made huge educational strides in the past 50 years.
Although more African Americans than ever are graduating from high school, they haven’t come as far when it comes to attaining a college degree.