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Civil Rights Scrapbook

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BC: Bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church | The 16th Street Baptist Church was a headquarters for the Civil Rights Leaders, Including Malcom X and MLK. One day, in 1963, The Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb in this church, with hopes to kill the major leaders. Instead, 4 little girls were the only people killed, while over 20 were injured. The people who planned this died in a correctional facility

FC: Civil Rights Scrapbook By: Kory Sporney

1: Plessy V. Ferguson | The Plessy V. Ferguson case started when Homer Plessy boarded a white-only train, in 1892. Plessy was over half white, but he was still required to ride the colored car. | After Being asked to immediately leave the car, Plessy refused and was arrested on the scene. At Court, Plessy claimed that his rights granted by the 13 and 14th amendments were taken away, but John Feguson, a man from Louisiana, claimed as long as the Trains were inside the state, they could control anything about them. Plessy was proven guilty, in the end.

2: Brown V. Board of Education | Brown V. Board of Education was the huge Desegregation of schools, that were segregated to white and black only. | Until now, the only segregated schools were in the south mostly, while the north calling it forbidden. The case of Racial Segregation at schools was finally free at the end, and all schools were desegregated. This was considered one of the hugest victories for the Civil Rights Movement.

3: Martin Luther King Jr. | Martin Luther King was one of the most famous speakers for the Civil Rights Movement. His most famous speech the ''I Have A Dream'' speech was one of the most famous in history. He fought for African American Rights, which caused his assassination in 1968. Alot of people hated him because he really supported the Civil Rights Movement the best he could.

4: Rosa Parks was a famous Civil Rights Leader through the Montgomery Bus Boycott. She sat in a seat on the bus, when a white man told her to move. It was the law to move your seat on the bus when a white tells you to. She refused and was arrested. Below, is a famous picture of her fingerprints being taken after her arrest. | Rosa Parks/ Montgomery Bus Boycott

5: Civil/ Voting Act of 1964-65 | The Voting Rights act of 1965 was the conclusion to voting segregation. The Civil Rights Act of 1964, was the desegregation of all the public facilities segregated by Jim Crow laws. Below is a picture of a congressman signing the Civil Rights Act. If you look closely enough behind him, you can see Martin Luther King Jr. in the background.

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