Birmingham
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 16

Birmingham PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 75 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Birmingham. Pressure after Albany MLK arrested ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ Read for next seminar http://www.nobelprizes.com/nobel/peace/MLK-jail.html. March On Washington, Aug 1963. Signing the Civil Rights Act, 1964. Selma, Alabama, 1965. The Voting Rights Act. Freedom Summer, 1964.

Download Presentation

Birmingham

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Birmingham

Birmingham

  • Pressure after Albany

  • MLK arrested

  • ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’

  • Read for next seminar

  • http://www.nobelprizes.com/nobel/peace/MLK-jail.html


March on washington aug 1963

March On Washington, Aug 1963


Signing the civil rights act 1964

Signing the Civil Rights Act, 1964


Selma alabama 1965

Selma, Alabama, 1965


The voting rights act

The Voting Rights Act


Freedom summer 1964

Freedom Summer, 1964

  • 1961 SNCC campaign in Miss. led by Robert Moses

  • 1963 COFO

  • 1964 Freedom Summer

  • MFDP and Democratic Convention


Watts 11 august 1965

Watts, 11 August 1965

  • 50-80,000 inolved

  • 34 killed, 900 injured

  • 4,000 arrests

  • $35 M damage


Newark 1967

Newark, 1967

  • Young boy injured during rioting

  • Riots 1966-7 in various US cities


Detroit 1967 the aftermath

Detroit, 1967 – The Aftermath


King on the defensive

King on the Defensive

  • 1965 FBI leaked stories about his private life

  • Summer 1966 Chicago fiasco

  • 1967 Came out against the Vietnam War


Memphis april 4

Memphis, April 4

  • MLK supporting garbage worker’strike

  • Killed on balcony of hotel

  • Riots erupted in over 100 cities


Black power

Black Power

  • Malcolm X

  • 1964 SNCC to Africa

  • Malcolm X killed 21 Feb 1965

  • 1966 SNCC and CORE adopted Black Nationalism

  • 1966 Meredith march


H rap brown

H. Rap Brown

  • 1967 assumed leadership of SNCC

  • 1968 joined BP’s

  • ‘Violence is necessary and it’s as American as apple pie.’

  • Picture shows Brown being led for trial, accused of inciting a riot, 1967


The black panthers

The Black Panthers

  • 1966 BPs founded by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale

  • Cleaver Soul on Ice (1968)


Mexico 1968

Mexico, 1968


A long time coming and a long time gone

‘A long time coming,and a long time gone…’


  • Login