Civil rights march

violence and civil rights

  • The murder of Emmett louis till

    The murder of Emmett louis till
    This is about teen age boy name Emmett Louis who visit some relatives down mississippi , where he was flirted with a white woman.who was married. The woman husband found out got the bother in law got the boy and killed him. This is important to African American because the cops didnt nothing to the husband who killed the boy so African Americans wanted a change.
  • nine students in little rock

    nine students in little rock
    9 black student , little rock central high school . Posted 270 from arkansas national guard tp prevented 9 AA youths from entering . Fed court said must let them in. He was going let the mob get the kids So the president 1,100 paratroopers to little rock for the 9 students . Governor faubus closed little rock schools 1958 -59. This was important to african american because these kids was standing up for there education.
  • mack charles

    mack charles
    This is about Mack Charles parker who was accused of rapping a white women and a mob kidnap him from jail , lynched him. This important to African American because they are still lyching at this age of time and that terrible.
  • freedom riders

    freedom riders
    Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States in 1961. The KKk formed for 15 min attack the freedom riders and put the greyhound bus on fire. The police oficcer let this was happen was bull conner. This is important to African American because some white people dont want us to get our rights.
  • one man against segregation

    one man against segregation
    This is about a man name william lewis moore Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) member who staged lone protests against racial segregation. He was murdered on his final protest. This was so important to African American because he wanted equal rights for everybody .
  • The children protest

    The children protest
    SCLC use school children for protest. King and others thought it was risky but necessary. Conner enraged by tactic firefighters used hoses. Somes blacks had got there skin ripped off, police arrested some children. They used night sticks set dogs on them. This was important African American because of this man which was Bull Conner was this was doing , he had no respect towards blacks.
  • Medgar Evers

    Medgar Evers
    Medgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963) was an African-American civil rights activist from Mississippi involved in efforts to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi. After returning from overseas military service in World War II .Evers was assassinated by Byron De La Beckwith, a member of the White Citizens' Council. this was impotant because he former sergant and they still didnt have no respect.
  • 16th Street Baptist Church bombing

    16th Street Baptist Church bombing
    as an act of racially motivated terrorism. The explosion at the African-American church, which killed four girls, marked a turning point in the U.S. 1960s Civil Rights Movement and contributed to support for passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. As four girls was killed. this was important because the it was children involed and it was racial movement towards us.
  • Mississippi civil rights workers' murders

    Mississippi civil rights workers' murders
    Three American civil rights' workers, James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael "Mickey" Schwerner, were lynched on the night of June 21–22, 1964 by members of the Mississippi White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County's Sheriff Office and the Philadelphia Police Department located in Philadelphia, Mississippi. this was important because there were kidnap and lynched at this time of date . another racial movement.
  • Jimmie Lee Jackson

    Jimmie Lee Jackson
    Jimmie Lee Jackson was a civil rights protestor who was shot and killed by Alabama State Trooper James Bonard Fowler Jackson was unarmed. His death inspired the Selma to Montgomery marches, an important event in the American Civil Rights movement. He was 26 years old. This was important because he was civil right leader and he changed lives.
  • Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    prominent leader of the African-American civil rights movement and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who became known for his advancement of civil rights by using civil disobedience. He was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968, at the age of 39. This was very important because he change the world as it right now with his dreams.