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Civil Rights Movement

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BC: I hope you enjoyed the book and learned a lot about how tough it was for the Colored People in the mid 1900s. I hope you learned a lot about the Civil Rights Movement! Created by: Summer Marie Behling

FC: The Civil Rights Movement .Made by Summer Marie Behling.

1: Brown vs. Board of Education The laws and policies torn down by the court decision were products of the human weaknesses of prejudice, discriminate against, and stereotype other people by their ethnic, religious, physical, or cultral characteristics.

2: In 1952 the Supreme Court decided the case on school segregation.

3: May 17th- The case was offically named the Brown vs. Board of Education or was handed down the name Brown vs. Board of Education.

4: Ruby Bridges was a big part of the movement. She was the 1st African-American student to attend a caucasian school. At age six she attend William Franz Elementary, a school where only whites attended. As a African=American child in the mid 1900s Ruby should have attened Johnson Lockett Elemantary School, a school for only african=american childern. Parents of the students at WFES were pulling their childern out of school because they didn't want them attending a school with an African=American student. Ruby's teacher, Mrs. Barbra Henry, was a big part if Ruby's life. Even as all the kids were being pulled out, Mrs. Henry, a caucasian teacher, continued her work at WFES and taught Ruby as a single student. | Ruby Bridges=D

6: *Mrs. Henry meant a lot to Ruby B. while she was attending WFES | Mrs. Henry

7: The realtionship between the two women grew throughout the time together. As far as segregation goes, Mrs. H. and Ruby were enemies, but they weren't

8: "We are enemies of colors but true friends at heart" -Barbra Henry Mrs. Henry's quote (above) was applying to her and Ruby . According to segregation laws she and Ruby should be enemies but they were best friends!

9: *Mrs. Henry was truly a kind and sympathetic friend during the tough times of segregation.

10: The Montgomery Bus Boycott offically stopped on Dec 1, 1965. That was the day that blacks of Montgomery, AL. decided they there would be no more boycotts on the bus. They would sit where ever they wanted. They wanted to do whatever the wanted. Rosa Parks is very famous to this day, she was a HUGE part of the MBB. She demamded of sitting in the seat of a white. That was when the march of the people for freedom got going!

11: Rosa Parks (above) was a BIG BIG part of the Mongomery, AL boycott of buses.

12: Wesly Branch Rickey the 1st MLB executive to break the racial barriers by signing the African-American player Jackie Robison and later drafting the 1st hispanic superstar Roberto Clemente. His many achievements and outspoken Christian faith, earned him the name Mahatma. Rickey became a public speaker later in life. He collasped in the middle on a speech while bein elceted to the Missouri Hall of Fame.

13: Born- Dec. 20th 1881 | Died at age 83 on Dec. 9th, 1965

14: 1919- Jackie Robison was born on January 31 1939- Jackie Robinson enters UCLA 1942- Jackie Robinson was drafed into the US Army- 1947- Jackie Robinson plays his 1st game with the Dodgers 1965- Branch Rickey dies 1972- Jackie Robinson dies at age 53 on October24th John Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson

15: Look at segregation in the South compared to in the North!

16: Which includes desegregation, which is progress on ending racial segregation.

17: Martin Luther King was very involved in the run for the freedom of the people! He is still remembered today for all the great work he did! | By the color of our skin we are not separated! -Barbra Diggs-Brown

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