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1 Get Up, Stand Up By Bob Marley Joey Freund Nathan Narevsky Ms. Kawasaki Period 1

2 Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights! Little Rock Nine (September, 1957)., nine students are escorted by military troops as the integration of the southern schools begin.

3 Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights! Rosa Parks sparked the Bus Boycott in 1955 when she refused to give up her seat in the front of a bus to a white male. The event was planned and carefully drawn out. Rosa Parks sparked the Bus Boycott in 1955 when she refused to give up her seat in the front of a bus to a white male. The event was planned and carefully drawn out.

4 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who preached and spoke about equality on earth and not waiting for heaven for things to be better. Preacherman, don't tell me, Heaven is under the earth. I know you don't know What life is really worth.

5 Students started to perform sit ins at segregated counters across America to appose the separate but equal laws It's not all that glitters is gold; 'Alf the story has never been told: So now you see the light, eh! Stand up for your rights. Come on! It's not all that glitters is gold; 'Alf the story has never been told: So now you see the light, eh! Stand up for your rights. Come on!

6 Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up: don't give up the fight! Olympic medalists who raised their fist in the sign for black power and the sign of the Black Panthers, the athletes were stripped of their medals after the ceremony. (1968) Olympic medalists who raised their fist in the sign for black power and the sign of the Black Panthers, the athletes were stripped of their medals after the ceremony. (1968)

7 Get up, stand up: stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up: don't give up the fight! Marches for equality rights in marriage have been frequent during the 21 st century. Marches for equality rights in marriage have been frequent during the 21 st century.

8 Most people think, Great God will come from the skies, Take away everything And make everybody feel high. A peaceful demonstration in Selma, Alabama (1965) turned horribly violent as white supremacists used force to halt the march.

9 A sign showing a family, as if they were animals, running across the street meant to cause motorists to drive slower. But if you know what life is worth, You will look for yours on earth: And now you see the light, You stand up for your rights. But if you know what life is worth, You will look for yours on earth: And now you see the light, You stand up for your rights.

10 Get up, stand up! Stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight! Get up, stand up! Stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight! Civil rights activist Malcolm X, who preached another activist view opposite of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He was shot and killed in Civil rights activist Malcolm X, who preached another activist view opposite of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He was shot and killed in 1965.

11 Get up, stand up! Stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight! Chart showing how women in the workplace are still segregated along with people of different ethnics and backgrounds. The workplace is still heavily segregated in many places. Chart showing how women in the workplace are still segregated along with people of different ethnics and backgrounds. The workplace is still heavily segregated in many places.

12 The March on Washington (1963) which attracted more than 250,000 people. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous I have a dream speech at this peaceful demonstration. We sick an' tired of-a your ism-skism game - Dyin' 'n' goin' to heaven in-a Jesus' name, Lord. We know when we understand: Almighty God is a living man. We sick an' tired of-a your ism-skism game - Dyin' 'n' goin' to heaven in-a Jesus' name, Lord. We know when we understand: Almighty God is a living man.

13 In the summer of 1964 college students rode buses down to Mississippi to help register African Americans. This was met by great protest by the racist south but the students still fought on through the summer. You can fool some people sometimes, But you can't fool all the people all the time. So now we see the light You can fool some people sometimes, But you can't fool all the people all the time. So now we see the light We gonna stand up for our rights! We gonna stand up for our rights!

14 So you better: Get up, stand up! Stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight! Police brutally beat up African American Rodney King. The white police officers were not charged of their crime. Racism and segregation is still apparent today and is far from be eradicated. Such acts as this cause great civil unrest and a distrust of the government. Police brutally beat up African American Rodney King. The white police officers were not charged of their crime. Racism and segregation is still apparent today and is far from be eradicated. Such acts as this cause great civil unrest and a distrust of the government.

15 Get up, stand up!Stand up for your rights! Get up, stand up! Don't give up the fight!

16 The question is not, "If I stop to help this man in need, what will happen to me?" The question is, "If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?" That's the question. The question is not, "If I stop to help this man in need, what will happen to me?" The question is, "If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?" That's the question. -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I Have Been to the Mountaintop


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