Devolving the Myth of the American Melting Pot: An Analysis of the Evolution of the Co-Cultural History of America and of the Impact of the Civil Rights Movement for Greater Multicultural Diversity in Government Policy, Law, and Enforcement Abstract: This paper will focus on the premise of co-cultural history as a foundation for arguing against the myth of the “melting pot” in America culture from the 19th century to Civil Rights Movement and into the 21st century. In many ways this form of multicultural propaganda led to several myths about the rights of African Americans within the context of their marginalization through slavery and second-class citizenship in the Deep South up and until the 1950s and 1960s. However, the...The end:
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