civil rights movement

civil rights movement

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  • The Civil Rights Movement
  • I can not believe this woman is not giving up her seat for a white man!
  • Bus Boycott
  • Get up and let me sit there!
  • I'm not giving up my seat.
  • “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal."
  • "I have a Dream"
  • In the 1950s-1960s African American's were segregated from whites. They were not allowed to get married to a white person, sit in the front of the bus, drink from the same water fountains, eat in the same restaurants, and so much more. They decided to try to gain rights in a non-violent way.
  • Bloody Sunday
  • On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama bus. This started the year-long Montgomery bus boycott.
  • Chicago Freedom Movement
  • We need more rights!
  • August 28, 1963 after the March on Washinton, Martin Luther King Jr. gives his speech.
  • Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • NOO who would this!?
  • Lorraine Motel
  • RUN
  • On March 7, 1965 around 600 people crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in an attempt to begin the Selma to Montgomery march. State troopers violently attacked the peaceful demonstrators in an attempt to stop the march for voting rights.
  • This movement was led by Martin Luther King Jr., James Bevel and Al Raby. The movement included a large rally, marches, and demands to the City of Chicago.
  • We refuse to live like this anymore!
  • was fatally shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968, at 6:01 p.m. CST. He was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he died at 7:05 p.m.
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