How did various movements for equality build upon one another?
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The advances of the black civil rights movement encouraged other groups—including women, Hispanics and Latinos, American Indians, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered Americans, students, and people with disabilities—to mount their own campaigns for legislative and judicial recognition of their civil equality. Students can use the question: How did various movements for equality build upon one another? to identify commonalities in goals, organizational structures, forms of resistance, and members.