Canadian Black History

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Canadian Black History by Mind Map: Canadian Black History

1. Key black history figures:

1.1. Martin Luther King

1.2. Rosa Parks

1.3. Harriet Tubman

2. Important dates

2.1. Slavery comes to North America: In 1619

2.2. The church of Africville was torn down: In 1969

2.3. Montgomery Bus Boycott leaded by Martin Luther King Jr. started in1955 and ended in 1956.

3. Important events

3.1. The Montgomery bus boycott was Sparked by a strong women named Rosa Parks on December 1st 1955, it was a 13-month mass protest. She refused to give up her seet to a white male

3.2. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the famous speech 'I Have a Dream"on August 28, 1963, in which he calls for an end to racism in the United States.

4. Worst case scenario

4.1. African American families could lose family members, because of the racist society around them.

4.2. Some African Americans were sadly hanged, just for their present in-front of a white person.

5. What happens during Black History Month

5.1. Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians,

6. When?

6.1. Every February

7. Why we celebrate Black History Month

7.1. So that we won't forget the courageous and brave things that these African American people did for freedom!!!