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Racial InequalityCivil Rights Movement

in 1620 a Dutch ship coming from Africa brought 20 African to the British colony of Jamestown in North America, later on more Africans came to America so slavery spread through out America.

Montgomery bus boycott




Montogomery bus boycottOn December 1 1955 a black woman which is Rosa parks refused to give up her seat to a white man in a full bus, the bus company laws refers that black passenger sit in the back and white people sit in the front. Later on she was taken to prison, for that reason black people booycotted the bus companny and didnt ride the buses in most of the Southern part of USA. Later on bus companies lost alot of money so the supreme court ruled to end bus segregation in the US. In 1955, a little-known minister named Martin Luther King Jr. led the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery

Civil War President Abraham Lincoln led a war against The confedarate states to end slavery in America. So the Northern states won the war therefore slavery was abolished. However not long after the Civil War Jim Crow Laws were assigned to enforce racial segregation in the Southern United States


Not all the people necessarily shared the same views on the immediate freedom of slaves. But, they played differing roles in abolishing slavery. Some of these people are Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and Tom Paine.

I have a dream speech by MLK

American Civil War

martin luther king

MARTIN LUTHER KINGMartin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. King, both a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist, had a huge impact on race relations in the United States, beginning in the mid-1950s. Among many efforts, King headed the SCLC. Through his activism, he played the most important role in ending the legal segregation of African-American citizens in the South and other areas of the nation, as well as the creation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. King received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, among several other honors. King was assassinated in April 1968, and continues to be remembered as one of the most respected African-American leaders in history, often remembered by his 1963 speech, "I Have a Dream."

black slaves taken to America

March On Washington250,000 people marched in Washington alongside Martin Luther King in 1963 called “March on Washington” the march attracted both white and black people. They walked down Constitution and Indepedence Avenues, then 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. They gather next to the Lincoln Monument for speeches, songs and prayers, most famously about that march was MLK’s “I have a dream speech”, the march was filled with dramatic moments, also it was televised to millions of audience.

CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENTThe Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968) refers to the reform movements in the United States aimed at stopping racial discrimination against African Americans in the southern parts of the US. This article covers the events of the movement between 1954 and 1968, particularly in the South. By 1966, the emergence of the Black Power Movement, which lasted from 1966 to 1975, enlarged the aims of the Civil Rights Movement to include racial dignity, economic and political self-sufficiency, and freedom from oppression by whites.


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