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Civil Rights Project

By Marco Luna

Marco Luna

on 30 July 2010

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Double click anywhere & add an idea Strategies People organizations Events Montgomery Bus Boycott SIT-INs CIVIl DIsobedIence
March on Washington Lyndon Johnson MartIn Luther KINg Rosa parks Malcom x Black panthers KKk Naacp sncc Brown v. board of educatIon VotIng rIGhts of 1965 LIttle rock NIne WHIte FlIght The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a boycott
of african-americans refusing to the ride the bus
transit system because of its racial segregation.
The boycott began when a woman, Rosa Parks,
refused to give up her seat to a white man and
was arrested. The boycott began after her arrest
and lasted for about year until Federal Ruling
interfered saying that racial segregation was
unconstitutional. Sit-ins are a non-violent form of protest in which the protester
would sit in a spot in which would draw attention to their point
of protest. During the Civil Rights Movement many african
americans would use this form of protest by siting inside
restaurants until there were kicked out by force or arrested.
Many whites people would be violent towards them and which
would bring a lot of attention to the protesters. Civil Disobedience is a non-violent protest in which
protesters disobey the law or order of the government.
Many civil rights activist used this form of protest to
try to undo segregation. Mohandas Ghandi, one of the first people
to successfully use civil disobedience A political rally that took place in Washington
D.C. to pressure the government to end segregation.
The March was done in August 28,1963 and about 250,000
people were there. Many civil rights leaders were there and said
speeches. It was in this event that Martin L. King wrote his famous
speech, "I have a Dream". The vice president who succeeded John F. Kennedy after his assissination.
Lyndon Johnson was a democratic and who pushed the civil rights
movement which made him popular. He also pushed medicare,
medicaid, enviromental, and aid to education. Rosa Parks(Febuary 4,1913- October 24, 2005 was the
secretary of the Montgomery chapter of the NAACP.
While she was riding the public bus she refused
to give up her seat for a white passenger. She
ended up being arrested. But because of her
civil disobedience she ignited the
Montgomery Bus Boycott MLK was born in January 15, 1929- April 4 1968. Before his assassination
he was a clergyman, activist, and civil rights leader. He become when he first organized the Montgomery
Bus Boycott. Then he made more
awarness of racial segregation by
giving his "I Have a Dream" speech
in the March of Washington. MLK
was one of the youngest people
ever to earn a Nobel Peace Prize. Malcolm X was born in May 25, 1925-Febuary 21, 1965. Before Malcolm was assassinated he was muslim preacher, public speaker, and a human right activitst. To his followers he was a man that spoke against the harsh treatment towards black. In doing so he used harsh words against the whites.
To his enemies he was accused of
promoting racism and black-supremacy.
Even so, he was a great public speaker
and was respected by many.
The Black Panthers was a politcal party in favor of African
Americans. The party was active from the 60's to the 70's
and supported the defense for the african americans. Their
characteristics where their black berets and their military
posture. The Klu Klux Klan was a white supremicist group in
which tried put fear into those who believed against
racial segregation. Their man characteristics were their
white suits and pointed hats. The National Association of Advancement of Colored People
was an association that tried to support the civil rights movement. They tried to improve the life and equality of colored people. The Student Nonviolent Coodinating Committee which was one
of the more important group in the civil rights movement. The SNCC
was mostly a student joined group in which they played a majored role
in sit-ins and freedom rides. It was a federal decision that made it unconstiutional for
publics schools to seperate black and white students. It
also overturned the rulings Plessy vs. Fergurson act. The voting rights of 1965 outlawed any unequal voting practices
given to african americans. This made it as easy for african
americans to register for voting as the whites. The Little Rock Nine were the fist nine african students to attend
an all white high school in Little Rock, Arkansas. This event led
the Supreme Court to fully support their ruling in the intergration
of black and white schools. The process in which many white residents leave a commnity
in order to get away from the minorities who are increasing in
size in the community.
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