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The Civil Rights Movement centered on the south because this was the place of some of the most egregious Jim Crow policies as well as violence, with the Ku Klux Klan often deeply entrenched in the legal justice system. In addition, the denial of service to blacks in public places or institutions as well as the denial of their right to vote by intimidation made it a good place to start.

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