End of the year project By: Elijah, Irron and Shaquan
Intro In this power point presentation we will explain the many things we`ve learned this school year.
NAACP • The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has been instrumental in improving the legal, educational, and economic lives of African Americans.
The Naacp countinues • The NAACP was founded on February 12,1909 by a diverse group composed of W.E.B. Dubois (African American ) ,Ida B Wells-Barnett (African American ) , and Archibald Grimke .The NAACP is still around today.
Little Rock Arkansas • The Little Rock Nine was a group of African-American students who were enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. After the decision the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) attempted to register black students in previously all-white schools in cities throughout the South.
Freedom Riders • Civil Rights activists called Freedom Riders rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern United States to test the United States Supreme Court decision Boynton. Virginia, (1960). The first Freedom Ride left Washington D.C. on May 4, 1961, and was scheduled to arrive in New Orleans on May 17. Most of the subsequent rides were sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) while others belonged to the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC, pronounced Snick).
Birmingham, Alabama • Birmingham is the largest city in the U.S. state of Alabama. In the 1950s and '60s Birmingham received national and international attention as a center of the civil rights struggle for African-Americans. Locally the movement's activists were led by Fred Shuttlesworth, a fiery preacher who became legendary for his notable string of racially motivated bombings that earned Birmingham the derisive nickname Bombingham.
We’ve won our Rights • We have finally won our rights and have move to the front of the bus “about time.”
Civil Disobedience • Civil disobedience is the active refusal to obey certain laws, demands and commands of a government, or of an occupying power, without resorting to physical violence. It is one of the primary tactics of nonviolent resistance. It is a an act of protest against slavery .
Martin Luther King March on Washington • Nobody was sure how many people would turn up for the demonstration in Washington, D.C. Some travelling from the South were harrassed and threatened. But on August 28, 1963, an estimated quarter of a million people—about a quarter of whom were white.
Conclusion We have just taught you about the many things weve learned this year about the history and struggles of african americans.