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Kiajia Loree

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  • Malcolm X

    Malcolm X
    Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little was surrounded by frightening harrasment all of his childhood. In his young adult life he was arrestted for selling drugs and spent his time reading duing his ten year sentence in jail. In the 1960's Malcolm X became a civil rights movement leader.
  • Martin Luther king, Jr.

    Martin Luther king, Jr.
    Martin Luther King, Jr. was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. Later on in his life Martin became a pastor and a civil rights movement leader. At the age of 35 Martin was the youngest person to earn the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Jackie Robinson

    Jackie Robinson
    Jackie Robinson was born Jack Roosevelt Robinson on January 31,1919. Jackie Robinson was the first black to play major league baseball. Jackie Robinson was said to bring segregation to professional baseball. jackie Robinson was not only great at sports but was a big part in the Civil Rights movement.
  • Little Rock Crisis

    Little Rock Crisis
    On Sept. 23, 1957 nine African americans were walked into a highschool in Arkansa to begin intergration among whites and blacks. This was three years after the Brown vs. Broad case. The Little Rock Crisis is known as an event that signifies one of the many struggles of the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Freedom ridees

    Freedom ridees
    13 people, a mixture of black and white, started the freedom rides on May 4th. They went on two public buses to the deeep south to prove a piont against the supreme court. After a few days the riders only encountered minor hostility but after the second week the riders were beaten.
  • Integration of "Ole Miss"

    Integration of "Ole Miss"
    The college town of Oxford, Mississippi, was in violence. At the center of this stood James Meredith, an African American who was attempting to register at the all-white University of Mississippi, known as "Ole Miss."
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday
    Between 1961 and 1964 a group called the SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) set a campaign for the right for colored people to vote. Six hundred marchers assembled in Selma on March 7th when officers shot teargas and waded into the crowd, beating the nonviolent protesters with billy clubs and ultimately hospitalizing over fifty people.