Civil Rights Movement

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Civil Rights Movement by Mind Map: Civil Rights Movement

1. August 1963: 250,000 people, black and white, marched to Washington. MLK made the famous "Ihave a dream" speech

2. MLK put in prison

3. Black people arrested

4. Protests all over the Country

5. March to Washington 1963

6. Bus strike, Montgomery 1955

7. Figures For Civil Rights

7.1. Malcolm X

7.1.1. Malcolm was appointed as a minister and national spokesman for the Nation of Islam.

7.1.2. In the immediate aftermath of Malcolm X's death, commentators largely ignored his recent spiritual and political transformation and criticized him as a violent rabble-rouser.

7.1.3. On the evening of February 21, 1965, at the Audubon Ballroom in Manhattan, where Malcolm X was about to deliver a speech, three gunmen rushed the stage and shot him 15 times at point blank range.

7.2. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

7.2.1. Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American

7.2.2. King received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence.

7.2.3. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs.

7.3. Rosa Parks

7.3.1. On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake's order that she give up her seat in the colored section to a white passenger, after the white section was filled. Parks was not the first person to resist bus segregation.

7.3.2. Parks' act of defiance and the Montgomery Bus Boycott became important symbols of the modern Civil Rights Movement.

7.3.3. Parks was secretary of the Montgomery chapter of the NAACP.

8. Effects Of Civil Rights

8.1. "What was change after the Civil Rights Movement?"

8.1.1. No longer were blacks denied the right to vote, to eat, shop, and swim where they pleased, and more importantly, to attend integrated schools

8.1.2. Voter tests in the south were eliminated as were other kinds of segregation.

8.2. Schools after Segregation

8.2.1. Whites and blacks are able to go to school together.

8.2.2. Schools are hiring black teachers and principals.

8.2.3. Sports can be played by both race.

8.3. Segregation

8.3.1. Everyone uses the same restroom now.

8.3.2. All restaurants have to serve all customers.

8.3.3. Everyone has the right to vote.