Presentation on theme: "1955 - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. jailed in Montgomery during bus strike that marks the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement."— Presentation transcript:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. jailed in Montgomery during bus strike that marks the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement
1955 Clinton, TN Pre-riot scene outside first school to be integrated after decision in Brown v. Bd. of Education
Clinton, TN - Angered by order to integrate schools, whites attack blacks in their cars
Protest against integration order for Central High in Little Rock, AK ate \:s -, -t r r- -
Montgomery man swings bat at shopper after blacks refused restaurant counter service
In Birmingham, anti-segregation demonstrators lie on the sidewalk to protect themselves from firemen with high pressure water hoses. One disgusted fireman said later, "We're supposed to fight fires, not people."
After being hit from behind and knocked down by water from pressure hose, a woman is picked up and rescued by a fellow demonstrator. -- -
Lincoln Memorial Civil Rights Rally - "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."
At a bridge near Selma, police in gas masks fire tear gas and charge marchers wavageormkowt:avaioNet-