March from Selma to Montgomery, on March 7th of 1965 crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Counties in the area (Selma) had substantial minority populations. However, votes were suppressed using various tactics.
The Lorraine Motel
On August 4, 1968, at 6:01 p.m., Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was gunned down by James Earl Ray in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. King with his roommate Rev. Ralph David Abernathy were staying in room 306. King was in Memphis to support a strike by sanitation workers.
President Barack Hussein Obama
Barack Hussein Obama II, born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. President of the Harvard Law Review, civil rights attorney, and professor of constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School. Eventually serving as Illinois State Senator, a U. S. Senator and in 2008 elected the 44th President of the United States.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Montgomery Bus Boycott From December 1, 1955 until December 20, 1956, protested the segregation policy of the public transit system. Rosa Parks refused to obey the bus driver and give up her seat to a white passenger.
Brown v Board of Education
The United States Constitution guarantees its inhabitants liberty and equal opportunity. Historically, however, these fundamental rights have not always been provided as pledged. The American system of education is one such example.
A Study of the African Diaspora in the United States.
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