Linda Brown could not attend the school near her Linda Brown could not attend school because it was for white students. Instead, she had to go to a school across the city meant for African Americans. Her family sued the school system to try to change this, but they lost the case. The family turned for help to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
In 1955 Rosa Parks was arrested because she refused to give up her seat on a crowded bus to a white passenger. When she refused to give up her seat she was dragged off the bus.Since the situation happened with Rosa parks it had gone worldwide and African Americans had stopped riding the buses and the bus company's money has been decreasing.
MLK Speech was important in several ways because it brought attention to the civil rights movement, which had been going on for may years his “I Have a Dream” speech, is full of hope for racial equality.