What is it
The Civil Rights movement was founded in 50’s when Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks showed very extraordinary things when those two people protested. Rosa parks protested when she didn’t move for a caucasian man on the bus but she got arrested. Martin Luther King Jr. protested when segregation affected the African American people he protested against the all most all caucasian people in the south.
Martin Luther King Jr was stabbed by Izola Ware Curry with a seven inch letter opener on April 4, 1968, In Memphis tennessee at his book signing release called “Stride Toward Freedom” at Blumstein’s Department Store in Harlem, New York. She was the age of forty-two year old mentally disturbed woman and stabbed King during his book signing while signing his books to the people.
Who was Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks was born February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, AL. Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger, spurring the Montgomery boycott and other efforts to end segregation. Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a public bus Montgomery, Alabama, spurred on a citywide boycott and helped launch nationwide efforts to end segregation of public facilities.
Who was Martin Luther King Jr
Martin Luther King Jr. was shot by James Earl Ray in the front of King’s hotel in April 4 1968 a with a sniper rifle.Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, annotated. Here you can compare the written and spoken speech, explore multimedia images, listen to movement activists and uncover historical context.Fifty years ago, in the concluding address of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, King demanded the riches of freedom and the security of justice.
In conclusion Martin Luther King Jr and Rosa Parks help the African Americans against segregation in the and in the past.