You're about to create your best presentation ever

Black History Month Presentation Background

Create your presentation by reusing one of our great community templates.

Black History Month Presentation

Transcript: Honors and Tributes By: Edwin Victor Continued Later Years From 1897-1900 Woodson taught at Winona high school in Fayette county. In 1900, he was selected as principal of Douglass high school. He later received a Bachelor of literature degree from Berea college in 1903 by taking part time classes between the years of 1901-1903 Mr. Woodson was born on December 19, 1875 in New Canton, Virginia. He was the son of former slaves James and Eliza Riddle Woodson. He grew up in a poor family so regularly attending school was not an option for him, therefore he mastered the fundamentals of common school at the age of 17 through self instruction. Early Life Historian/Educator In 1926, Woodson received the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Spingarm Medal. The U.S. Postal Service issued a 20 cent stamp honoring Woodson in 1984. In 1992, the Library of Congress held an exhibition entitled "Moving Back Barriers: The Legacy of Carter G. Woodson". Woodson had donated his collection of 5,000 items from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries to the Library. His Washington, D.C. home has been preserved and designated the Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site. In 2002, scholar Molefi Kete Asante named Carter G. Woodson on his list of 100 Greatest African Americans Woodson moved to Fayette County to work as a coal miner in which he was only able to devote a few months a year to eduction, At the age of 20, Woodson entered Douglass high school where he received his diploma in less than two years. He was convinced that African American history was being ignored/misinterpreted therefore he created the Association for the study of Negro life and history in 1915. He believed awareness of such topics would reduce racial tensions between blacks and whites. He wrote a few books as well, one of which was "A Century of Negro Migration" which continues to be published by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Woodson also became a part of the NAACP Washington D.C. branch in 1915. Continued Education Carter G. Woodson Black History Month Presentation Career From 1903-1907 Woodson was a school supervisor in the Phillipines. He later attended the University of Chicago in 1908 where he was awarded an A.B. and A.M. in 1908 After that he completed his PhD IN History at Hardvard University in 1912, (The second African American to receive a PhD from Hardvard University). He continued teaching in public schools and later joined the faculy at Howard University as a professor where he served as the dean of the college of arts and sciences.

Black History Month Presentation

Transcript: Obviously breaking the color barrier was something tough as we have seen in the movie "Remember the Titans"​ O` Ree faced lots of racism, fans through things at him while he played and other athletes from other teams wanted to purposely get a chance to fight him​ While playing for the Bruins Willie O` Ree was hit by a puck in his left eye and was blinded​ He was told by his doctor not to play but he continued playing with his secret​ In his 21 years as a winger not once was his secret unfolded​ Despite his secret Willie did exceptionally well One Dream Can Inspire Millions... WILLIE O` REE​ Rosa Parks First Black NHL Hocky Player O` Ree is now 80 years old ​ He gives lots of his now recognition credit to commissioner Bettman who told him about the the avaiable spot as the director of youth Lots of people now ask him why he is not in the hockey hall of fame and his answer has always been, " I only played 45 games the only thing that could get me into the hall of fame is the work I'm doing right now"​ His career lasted from 1957 to 1979​ IN THE BEGINNING... PROBLEMS AND SECRETS Mary Ann Shadd ABOUT HIM/ BASIC FACTS William Eldon O`Ree also knows as Willie O` Ree was born on October 15 1935​ He played as a left winger on the Boston team for 11 years​ He was the youngest of 13 children and followed his brothers footsteps as an athlete​ He was struck by racism and discrimination by other team members and fans​ He joined the team as the first black replacement player for an injured white player even though he was injured himself Martin Luther King He is an important black figure because he broke the color barrier in hockey He over came racism and fought for blacks all around the world​ ​ He became the director of youth for the NHL/USA​ after he retired He brought hope to people all around the world including kids adults and teens ​ HIS EXPERIENCE ON ICE O` Ree was always very talented when it came to sports; he enjoyed playing baseball as much as hockey ​ He received a great offer from a Baseball league, but instead wanted to pursue his dreams as a hockey player​ He played on a many small teams when at 14 years he decided he wanted to play professionally​ He went to many camps in his years as a junior Black History Month Presentation LIFE NOW... Nelson Mandella WHY IS HE IMPORTANT TO CANADIAN BLACK HISTORY? Harriet Tubman Elijah McCoy On his days as a junior he visited Phil Watson the coach in Montreal that he reminded him that he was the only black player but he was also told that he had a chance of making it if he worked hard because he was talented​ When he went to Kitchener another coach told him he had the ability to play for the NHL​ All this motivation along with the talent got Willie to where he was

Black History Month Presentation

Transcript: A City Of Anger L.A. Riots Rodney King Assault On March 3rd, 1991 , Rodney king was severely beat by four police offficers after leading them on a high speed car chase. A man named George Holliday captured it all on tape. Rodney King Assault Unfair Trial The four officers involved with the beating were arrested on March 5th, 1991. On April 29th of the following year, they were acquitted. People thought this was unfair and riots broke out hours later. Unfair Trial Violence Erupts Violence first erupted on the intersection of Florence and Normandie. Dozens of motorists got beat. In a matter of hours, neighborhoods around South and Central L.A. were in flames. Violence Erupts Burning City Rioters firebombed buildings, smashed windows and looted stores. Light skinned motorists were targeted. Some were pulled out of their cars and beaten. Burning City State of Emergency California Governor Pete Wilson declared a state of emergency and ordered activation of National Guard soldiers. A city curfew was announced the following day. State of Emergency "Can we all get along?" On May 1st 1992, Rodney King was televised and he tearfully pleaded people to end the violence and get along. "Can we all get along?" Curfew Lifted ; Riots Subside After 6 days of riots, mayor Tom Bradley said crisis was more or less under control and he lifted the curfew. Curfew Lifted ; Riots Subside Aftermath 63 people died Over 1,000 buildings were damaged or destroyed 2,383 people were injured during riots The estimated value of property damage was $1 billion On April 16th, 1993, Laurence Powell and Stacey Koon were sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for violating King's rights. Theodore Briseno and Timothy Wind were acquitted Rodney King was awarded with $3.8 million by the city of L.A. for medical bills, pain, and suffering sustained as a result of the beating. Aftermath Sources

Now you can make any subject more engaging and memorable