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King Deandra Cornelio 4-210

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By: Deandra Cornelio Civil Rights Rosa Parks Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. The day after Martin Luther gave his " I've been to the Mountaintop" speech on April 3, 1968; he got shot and died on April 4, 1968.
Martin Luther King Jr had four children.
He led the Civil Rights movement. He was not violent but did peaceful protests such as marches.
Martin Luther King Jr. was both a minister and a civil rights activist.
He married Correta Scott King.
His house was bombed twice. Martin Luther King Jr. Thurgood Marshall The Little Rock Nine Mary McLeod was born on July 10, 1875.
She died on May 19, 1955.
She is both an educator and a civil rights leader.
She is most known for starting a school for african american students in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Her school eventually was named Bethune-Cookman
She would rent a small house, 11 dollars per month, and used crates and benches for the actual school. Mary McLeod Bethune Malcolm X Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913.
Rosa Parks died on October 24, 2005.
Rosa Parks had to give up her seat to a white man on a bus. She refused and got arrested. She was a root that had started the bus boycott.
After seeing what had happened to Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King started the bus boycott. Which was that colored people were to walk or use cars of their own instead of using the bus to go to places.
The U.S congress called her, " The first lady of civil rights" or "The mother of the freedom movement" Rosa Parks, getting arrested " At the time I was arrested I had no idea it would turn into this. It was just a day like any other day. The only thing that made it significant was that the masses of the people joined in."

- Rosa Parks "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."

- Martin Luther King Jr. Ruby Bridges Ruby Bridges was one of the first colored children to attend an all white school
Ruby Bridges real name is Ruby Neil Bridges Hall.
Ruby Bridges was born on September 8, 1954. She is still alive today (2013) and is the age of 58.
Ruby Bridges attended William Frantz elementary school.
When Ruby Bridges went to school, only one teacher agreed on teaching her. But all the other kids in her class was sent away by their parents to different school or was not supposed to go to school until Ruby Bridges leaves. "Today's Constitution is a realistic document of freedom only because of several corrective amendments. Those amendments speak to a sense of decency and fairness that I and other blacks cherish."
- Thurgood Marshall. Thurgood Marshall was a civil rights lawyer during the period of racial segregation. Between 1938 and 1961, he presented more than 30 civil right cases before the Supreme Court . He won 29 cases in all. His most important case was called , " Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka" in 1954. This case made segregation end in public schools. He was born July 2, 1908 in Baltimore. He then died on January 24, 1993 in Bethesda. He got an award for Presidential Medal of Freedom. This is where they went to school "We realized in 1957 that this was not an easy journey. It was one in which we thought we were simply exercising our right to the best education that was available in Little Rock, Arkansas."
- Ernest Green The Little Rock Nine was the first group of black teenagers to attend an all white school.
" The Little Rock Nine" was named after the school they attended and the number of people in their group.
The teenagers names were, Ernest Green, Elizabeth Eckford, Jefferson Thomas, Terrence Roberts, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Minnijean Brown, Gloria Ray Kalmark, and Melba Pattilo Beals.
The school they attended was called " Little Rock Central High School"
While walking to school, there would usually be an angry mob of white people insulting them and physically hurting them. Marva Collins Marva Collins was born on August 31, 1936. She was unhappy that her children had low education which made her became an American teacher on 1975. Her students were her own children and four other children from her neighborhood. She also took in more students over time. One child was noted as borderline retarded by Chicago public school authorities. But because of her teachings, she and most of her other fellow students went to the most finest collages such as Harvard, Yale , and Stanford, but there are a few more. Her students also became engineers, educators, lawyers, physicians, and more. Marva Collins then received a plentiful of awards because of her outstanding work with children. "Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do best."
-Marva Collins "We have powerful potential in out youth and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends."
-Mary McLeod Bethune. W.E.B Du Bios W.E.B Du Bios was born on February 23, 1868 and died on August 27, 1963. W.E.B. Du Bios was one of the most important African American activists during the first half of the 20Th century. He studied at Harvard University and in 1895 became the first African American to earn a doctorate from Harvard. He wrote extensively and was the best known spokesperson for African American rights during the first half of the 20Th century. He also confounded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). "The problem of the 20Th century is the problem of the color line."
-W.E.B Du Bios Malcolm X was born on May 19, 1925.
Malcolm X was assassinated on February 21, 1965.
Malcolm X's real name was Malcolm Little.
Malcolm X had six children.
When Malcolm X was in prison, he learned about black muslims and decided to become one of them.
Malcolm X is best known for being a controversial leader in the fight for rights of African Americans. "A man who stands for nothing will fall for nothing."
-Malcolm X Ralph Abernathy Ralph Abernathy was born on March 11, 1926. Ralph Abernathy died on April 17, 1990. Ralph Abernathy was the leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, a minister, and a close associate of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Ralph Abernathy was married to Juanita Abernathy He had one child.
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