Transcript: Jack Johnson "Maybe someday we won't see black and white." -My Mom Brian Hall -Really bad at baseball and golf -Last job before becoming a diplomat: Coaching track at a high school -Distant relative signed U.S. Declaration of Independence -The tone has been set Pushing for Equality while Ascending to Greatness -Leo Durocher, 1947 Amazing Athletes "I do not care if the guy is yellow or black, or if he has stripes like a (expletive) zebra. I'm the manager of this team, and I say he plays. -Arrested in 1901 -Conversationalist -World Heavyweight Champion, refusals Debi Thomas "Hitler had a certain time to come to the stadium and a certain time to leave. It happened he had to leave before the victory ceremony after the 100 meters." -No telegram, no invite to White House -4 Gold medals, 1936 Jackie Robinson "I never felt I had to have a role model. I didn't think I had to see a black woman do this to believe it's possible." Jesse Owens Michael Jordan What's more, I say he can make us all rich. And if any of you cannot use the money, I will see that you are all traded." -Should we outlaw hate speech? Can we? -Should nations with racists be banned from competing? -Have you ever encountered racism? How did you respond? -Now an orthopedic surgeon
Transcript: cites Book she was the first african american to play at Wimbledon. Althea ( Neale ) Gibson after winning those 8 years she got hired to play internally. Wikipedia , free encyclopédie Althea Gibson , biographie bio true story tennis chapion for 8 years bbbbbbbbbyyyyyyy qqqqqqquuuuuuiiiiiinnnnnnnn mmmmmmiiiiiiiillllllllllllssssssssssss 1927 -2003 black history progect 1947 first important black tennis player while she was a kid she was into sports, Internet for breaking the color barrier. the end she was born sliver city . the world book encyclopeia but she especially ping-pong. she was known as " Jackie Robson of tennis", after ending her tennis carer she she played golf into her golden age
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.
Transcript: Harriet helped eight slaves from Dorchester, County plan an escape and was almost caught many times. An investigation took place to capture the group. What I Learned Priscilla Garcia Harriet Tubman Basic Information Harriet Tubman was born January 29, 1820 and was born into slavery and her parents were also slaves. Harriet married a free black man named John Tubman. Virtue Challenges Fortitude. Justice. Temperance. Prudence. Humility. I admire her courage because she helped African Americans escape knowing any minute she could get caught. But she risked her lives for others to help them escape and see their family's once again or at least one more time. Harriet's biggest achievement would have to be freeing the slaves. Brave. Unwavering.
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
Transcript: - 1848 born during slavery - Famous for inventions - Contributed to light bulb and telephone invention - Parents fled slavery - Worked with Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell - 1873 married Mary Wilson - Two daughters - Active members of a Unitarian Church - Consistently involved in Civil War veterans groups - Taught mechanical drawing for fun - Passed away on December 11, 1928 - Wife passed away four years earlier Early Life General Information - Parents escaped slavery 6 years before his birth - 3 siblings - His father gets captured in Boston - Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison defended his father in trial - Later got freedom By, Johnny Hu Lewis Latimer Personal Life Thank You! - Worked closely with other famous inventors - Without his help, many things would not have been invented What Lead to his Success? Black History Month Presentation Why was he so Important? - 16 year old and lied about age to join U.S. Navy during the Civil War - Accepted low position at Crosby and Gould patent law office - Taught himself mechanical drawing - Promoted to draftsmen - Started making inventions and helping other inventions
Transcript: Herman Cain was born on December 13,1945. He grew up in a poor family in Atlanta, Georgia. His mother worked as a domestic, while his father held several jobs. Both his parents struggled to care for him, and they stressed the importance of education. Education Herman Cain was important because he was a successful African American business person. One of his best contributions to society was recovering the Godfather's Pizza chain. He was also important because he showed dedication when running for office. Black History Month Presentation Herman Cain graduated from Morehouse College with a bachelor's degree in mathematics in 1967. Afterwards, he continued to study at Purdue University where he got a master's degree in computer science. After studying, he worked as an analyst for Coca Cola. Then he became vice president for the Pillsbury company. His best achievement was reviving the failing Godfather's pizza chain. Political Runs Herman Cain Why was he important? Motto If he could have a motto it would be " If you are not the person you want to be, don't blame other things, blame yourself." 4th ac By: Julianna Elorza-Leyva As the head of the National Restaurant Corporation, Herman Cain ran for senate in 2004. Unfortunately, he did not make it, but Herman did not give up. He ran for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, and he came in fourth for the Iowa Straw Poll in August 2011.
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 https://la.curbed.com/2017/4/27/15442350/1992-los-angeles-riots-rebuild-la http://timelines.latimes.com/los-angeles-riots/ https://www.dailynews.com/2017/04/27/la-riots-25-years-later-timeline-of-the-rodney-king-beating-and-lapd-officers-trial/ https://www.cnn.com/2013/09/18/us/los-angeles-riots-fast-facts/index.html Sources
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