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Copy of Martin Luther King

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Martin Luther King
and the Civil Rights Movement

Structure
Introduction
1. Who was Martin Luther King?
What black people coulndn't do before Martin Luther King?
Main part
2. Racial segregation of the blacks
3. Martin Luther King
3.1. Lifetime, family & childhood
4. The beginning of the race riots (Rassenunruhen)
4.1. Desegregation of public schools
4.2. Montgomery Bus Boycott
5. Martin Luther King as a civil rights activist
5.1."March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom"
5.2. "The Civil Right Law"
5.3. "Bloody Sunday"
Conclusion
6. The assassination of Martin Luther King
7. Sources
2. Racial segregation of the blacks
Examples:
1. Montgomery
it was called "the white dream"
strict racial segregation
-> in schools, toilets, busses, park-benches

2. Mississpippi
Ku-Klux-Klan
-> wanted to defend the "rights of the white"
-> hit and killed the blacks



- one of the prominent leaders of the Black liberation movement in the U.S.A.

- fought against the racial segregation and social suppression

- preaches to the principle of the nonviolence
4. The Movement Begins
3. Who was Martin Luther King ?
5.1. "March on Washington
for Jobs and Freedom"

7. Sources
Thank you very much
for your attention!

http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/obama-wuerdigt-martin-luther-king-a-919163.html
http://www.muenster.de/~promis/king_sit-ins.htm
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi-B%C3%BCrgerrechtsaktivistenmord
http://www.profil.at/articles/0842/560/222765/mississippi
http://www.vice.com/de/vice-news/triple-hate-part-1
http://www.vice.com/de/vice-news/triple-hate-part-2
http://www.vice.com/de/vice-news/triple-hate-part-3
http://www.vice.com/de/vice-news/triple-hate-part-4
http://www.dieterwunderlich.de/rassendiskriminierung.htm
http://www.n-tv.de/panorama/Rosa-Parks-ist-tot-article161464.html
http://www.dieterwunderlich.de/Mahatma_Gandhi.htm
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King
http://www.naacp.org/pages/our-mission
http://www.n24.de/n24/Mediathek/Bilderserien/d/218454/martin-luther-king-jr-.html?index=2
http://www.n24.de/n24/Wissen/History/d/3417184/martin-luther-king-traeumte-vor-50-jahren.html
http://www.fr-online.de/image/view/2739338,1402771,highRes,Martin%2BLuther%2BKing%2B%252528media_381431%252529.jpg
http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/files/2013/08/mlk-march-on-dc.jpg
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1964/king.jpg
http://clatl.com/imager/martin-luther-king-day-should-be-atlantas-holiday/b/original/2703798/df53/Martin_Luther_King_Jr_NYWTS_5.jpg




Who was Martin Luther King and what do you already know about the Civil Rights Movement?
How were black people treated when Martin Luther King was alive?

1954: DESEGREGATION AT SCHOOLS


1955: Rosa Park
November 13, 1956
segregation on all Montgomery public buses ended.
It lasted 381 days

- Parents:
Alberta William King,
Martin Luther King
- Brothers and sisters:
Christine & Alfred Daniel King
- Good school education
elementary school
experimental school
Morehouse college
theology study

3.1. Lifetime, family & childhood
15.01.1929
Martin Luther King married Coretta Scott
on June 18, 1953
in Alabama
Martin Luther III
Dexter Scott King
Bernice Albertine King
Yolanda Denise King
1964: THE CIVIL RIGHT LAW
August 27, 1963
More than 250.000 people, including 60.000 white people.
Roy Wilkins
A. Philip Randolph
John Lewis
•An end to racial segregation in public schools.

•Meaningful civil rights legislation, including a law prohibiting racial discrimination in employment.

•Protection of civil rights workers from police brutality.

•A $2 minimum wage for all workers.

•Self- government for Washington D.C., then governed by congressional committee.
1965: «Bloody Sunday»
R.I.P.
Martin Luther King
January 15 1929
† April 4, 1968
Martin Luther King was a man who was not afraid of difficulties. No he showed that we can make a change in this world if we want it enough. He gave a whole population hope, freedom and the self-respect that they are entitled to.
The American honors him with a holiday
The Martin Luther King Day
the third Monday in January since 1986.
shot down on the balcony in Lorraine Motels
The assassination of Martin Luther King
What black people couldn't do before Martin Luther King?
1.
5.2
5.3.
6.
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