I chose this scene, because I believe it opens up the argument of the book and the reason the protests exist and how African Americans were being treated. It also was important because it was a continuation from Book 1. This scene shows good citizenship, because although they were being treated unfairly and violently by the officers, they did not fight back.
Marchin' up to freedom's land
Ain't gonna let no Jim Crow turn me around
I chose this as my second scene because it shows the motivation and determination that John Lewis, along with the other protesters, had to have their voices be heard. They didn't care just how dangerous their protest could be, because they knew that change needed to happen.
I chose this scene, because it shows the importance of the protesters staying nonviolent. Although the protesters were being brutally attacked in the First Baptist Church, they stood by their promise to stay peaceful, which shows good citizenship. This scene also shows how angry the whites were getting by their March, which shows it was becoming more and more effective.
In which each of God's children can live in a society that makes love its highest virtue.
This scene, perfectly portrays "good trouble", through the mattress wars. The blacks refused to stop their peaceful protests while they were in jail, by sticking together through their singing. They continued to stay united, and refused to back down.
This scene, shows the inauguration of George Corley Wallace, Jr, the 45th governor of Alabama. This further angered the blacks because the South showed to continue to be segregated. I chose this scene because led to the Birmingham Campaign, which only grew the movement.
This scene depicts Martin Luther King Jr, iconic "I have a dream" speech. I chose this because his message got across everywhere, and truly allowed for change to begin. It proved that everything the protesters went through, was for an important reason.