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JAMES FARMER BY: GRACE IRMER

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Dave McPherson

on 1 May 2014

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Transcript of JAMES FARMER BY: GRACE IRMER

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH
HE WAS BORN IS 1920 IN MARSHALL TEXAS
JAMES FARMER BY: GRACE IRMER
FuN FACT!
THEY CHALLEGED THE GOVERNMENT TO ENFORCE THE ANTI-SEGRAGATION LEGISLATION THAT HAD BEEN RECENTLY PASSED.
CONTRIBUTION
JAMES FARMER HELPED GET THE RIGHT WE NEEDED USING NONVIOLANCE. HE HELPED SHAPE THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT BY FOUNDING AND BEING THE LEADER OF CORE.
FUN FACT!
THE CORE TRAVELED ON ALL-WHITE BUSES IN 1961.
FUN FACT!
JAMES WAS AWARED PRESIDENTAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM BY PRESIDENT CLINTON IN 1998.
JAMES FARMER
FUN FACT!
JAMES FOUNDED THE CONGRESS OF RACIAL EQUALITY (CORE), A CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANZATION THAY WAS FIRST IN THE U.S. TO USE NONVIOLANCE TO PROTEST RACIAL DISCRIMINATION.
FUN FACT!
THEY USED RESTAURANTS, RESTROOMS, AND WAITING AREAS; WHITES USED COLORED FACILITIES.
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