On September 15, 1963, four little black girls attending Sunday school at Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church, a central meeting place of the civil rights movement were killed and many others were injured in a racist bombing. Outrage over the incident and the violent clash between protesters and police that followed helped draw national attention to the hard-fought, often dangerous struggle for civil rights for African Americans.
Charlton Heston (1923-2008) is associated with BEN-HUR, PLANET OF THE APES, opposition to the Vietnam War when he was younger, and with Ronald Reagan and the National Rifle Association when he was older.The latter overshadowed his active participation in the civil rights movement during the 1960s. In August 1963, for example, Heston took part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
Time of change: Remarkable black-and-white pictures from 1960s bring to life historical events and intimate moments from the civil rights era
okay because of the green I can't tell if that date is 1954 or 1964 but I'm going to assume it's 64 because Brown vs. Board of Education was 1954 to desegregate schools but The Civil Rights act calling for full desegregation wasn't until 1964.
Civil Rights Background Study - Paired Fiction and Poetry
Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. The only tired I was, was tired of giving in. Link to her biography on Black History: http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/rosa-parks
Make sure these 7 survival essentials are in every kit you create. These are just the essentials and recommended necessities to make SHTF life easier. Life is a journey with lots of ups and downs. While enjoying good times, you hardly think of the situations that might give you troubles. Some of the most common examples of these are accidents, natural disasters, and civil unrest, but even a job loss can qualify for a personal SHTF situation right in your own home. So, to prepare for future…