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1 Rosa Parks Heroism Still Inspires

2 Rosa Parks

3 Civil Rights Movement 1960s movement to establish the civil rights and equality of African Americans in the United States. (1955-1968)

4 1950s Jim Crow System Racial segregation: public facilities, government services, education Disfranchisement: unable to vote Employment discrimination Violence: individual, police, organizational, mass racial violence

5 Aims of the Civil Rights Movement Freedom from oppression Respect Dignity Economic and social equality

6 Martin Luther King What was his dream?

7 Demanding Decent Housing, Decent Pay

8 Freedom Riders 1961

9 Police Brutality

10 Trying to end segregation in schools

11 Rosa Parks and Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955-1956

12 Achievements Civil Rights Act of 1964: banned discrimination based on race, color, religion, or national origin in employment practices and public accomodations Voting Rights Act of 1965: restored, protected voting rights Immigration and Nationality Services Act of 1965: opened entry to the U.S. to immigrants other than traditional European groups. Fair Housing Act of 1968: banned discrimination in the sale or rental of housing

13 Inequality Can you think of examples of inequality in your community, city, school, or country?


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