Imagine you are a civil rights activist in the United States or an anti-colonial activist in the Caribbean, Ghana or South Africa in the 1960s. Which strategy of protest would you use: Non-violence (aka “civil disobedience), armed self-defense or guerrilla warfare (bombing government buildings and/ or aggressively attacking racist organizations such as the Klu Klux Klan)? Explain why. In your explanation, please reference at least TWO civil rights activists or freedom fighters who used your preferred method of political protest.
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