Presentation on theme: "Rosa Parks 1955 refuses to move to the back of the bus"— Presentation transcript:
1 Rosa Parks 1955 refuses to move to the back of the bus Civil Rights1950s and 1960sRosa Parks 1955 refuses to move to the back of the bus
2 Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka Decision came in 1954Mandated the desegregation of schools in the SouthBreaks up the “separate but equal” Plessy vs. Ferguson decision of 1896 where the U.S. Government reinforced segregationJust desegregated schools, however opened the doors for more desegregation legislationSchools had to desegregate in “all deliberate speed”
3 Integration of Central High School Little Rock NineIntegration of Central High SchoolLittle Rock, Arkansas 1957
13 A Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes What happens to a dream deferred?Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?Or fester like a sore-- And then run?Does it stink like rotten meat?Or crust and sugar over-- like a syrupy sweet?Maybe it just sags like a heavy load.Or does it explode?