Congressman John Lewis

Congressman John Lewis

Storyboard Description

The first slide is his childhood. it shows key details about his childhood like the chickens on his farm. During his childhood he grew up on a farm and found an interest in the chickens. he liked to take care of them and preach to them. he loved going to school but, along the way he saw how different the blacks were treated from the whites. but, when he got to school none of that mattered he loved going to school and especially to the library. The Middle slide is kind of the middle of his life transitioning from his childhood. during that time in his life he learned about some of the most influential black people. he also learned about the tragedies black people faced. He learned about Rosa Parks and how she refused to get up, Emmett Till and how he was brutally murdered and the murders that confessed still were saw as not guilty, Dr.king and his acts of activism, and Dr. wright's preaching as well as speaking up for the injustice. He was very inspired by Dr.King. he saw how he led by example with peace. The last slide is the March on Washington on August 28, 1963. i decided to add this as the last slide because it was very impactful. that was and is the most people that had ever protested/marched.

Storyboard Text

  • Rosa Parks
  • Martin Luther King
  • Dr.Wright
  • Emmett Till
  • Martin Luther King
  • John Lewis
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