The Independent

Human Rights vs. Civil Rights

Iris Jackson, CCICS Correspondent Writer

March 5, 2012

Ironically, human rights" and "civil rights" are often times mistaken for having the same meaning and are used interchangeably. Usually, the term "civil rights" is associated with the Black Power Movement of the early 1950s through the 1970s. The term "human rights" has a connotation with the negative catastrophic effects...

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