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Civil Rights

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  1. Civil Rights Examine The African American Struggle For Civil Rights In The 1950’s & 1960’s

  2. Freedom for All • Why Hate? • Prejudice • Racism • Peace • Harmonious Living • Community Acceptance

  3. Segregation • Civil War • Reconstruction • Civil Rights Act of 1875 • Banned Segregation • Unconstitutional 1883 • Plessy V. Ferguson • Separate But Equal • “Jim Crow” Laws

  4. Segregation Challenged • NAACP • World War II • Labor & Military Shortage • Thurgood Marshall • Brown vs. Board

  5. Brown v. Board of Education • 14th Amendment • KKK Boycott • Brown II • Immediate Implementation

  6. Central High School • Civil Rights Act of 1957 • School Board Election • Television Coverage

  7. Montgomery • Rosa Parks • NAACP Officer • Bus Boycott • Montgomery Improvement Association • Martin Luther King • Walk for Justice • Home Bombed

  8. Martin Luther King Jr. • “Soul Force” • Jesus • Love Thy Enemies • A. Philip Randolph • Demonstration Organizer • Gandhi • Peaceful Resistance • “We will not hate you, but we cannot …obey unjust laws”

  9. Emmett Till

  10. Movement Growth • Southern Christian Leadership Conference • Nonviolent Crusades • Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee • Campus Protests

  11. Protests • Congress of Racial Equality • Sit-Ins • Civil Rights Act of 1964 • Public Accommodations

  12. Freedom Riders • Desegregation • 1960 • Southern Travel • Federal Response • Banned Interstate Segregation • Marshal Protection

  13. James Meredith • “Ole Miss”

  14. Continued Integration • Birmingham March • Kennedy’s Civil Rights Act • Petitioned Congress • Medgar Evers • Assassinated

  15. University Integration • Kennedy Order • University of Alabama • George Wallace • Domino Effect • Riots

  16. March on Washington • Organizers • A. Philip Randolph • Bayard Rustin • “I Have a Dream” • 28 August 1963 • Civil Rights Passage

  17. Birmingham Bombing • 2 Girls Killed • Civil Unrest • 2 Girls Killed • Civil Rights Act • 2 July 1964

  18. Freedom Summer • Register Voters • Student Volunteers • Mississippi Burning • Federal Investigation • Meredith March

  19. Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party • Fannie Lou Hammer • Democratic Convention 1964

  20. Selma-Montgomery March • Jimmy Lee Jackson • Televised • Riots • New March • 25,000

  21. Voting Rights Act (1965) • Eliminated • Poll Tax • Literacy Test • Voter Registration

  22. Segregation • De Jure • Law • De Facto • Practice • Custom

  23. Protest Movement • Riots • Harlem • Chicago • Watts • Malcolm X • Nation of Islam

  24. Watts Riot • Heightened Tension • Proposition 14 • Blocks State Housing Aid • Marquette Frye • Drunk Driving • Resists Arrest • Ronald Frye • Wants to Take Car

  25. Watts Riot • 11-16 August 1965 • 144 Hours • 34 Dead • 1,000+ Injured

  26. Malcolm X • Separate Races • Pilgrimage • New Outlook • Assassinated • 21 February 1965

  27. Black Power • James Meredith • “Walk Against Fear” • Stokely Carmichael • “We Shall Overrun”

  28. Black Panthers • Founders • Huey Newton • Bobby Seale • Fight Ghetto Police Brutality • Black Nationalism

  29. Black Panthers • Illegal Activities • Community Development

  30. Dr. King’s Death • Memphis • Assassinated • 3 April 1968 • James Earl Ray • Urban Rioting