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Bellwork May 1, 2014. Guess what? WE ARE IN THE HOME STRETCH!! We have talked a lot about Martin Luther King, JR., do you know about any other leaders during the Civil Rights Movement? I am sure that you have all heard of at least one…he was mentioned in class already.

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bellwork may 1 2014
BellworkMay 1, 2014
  • Guess what?
  • WE ARE IN THE HOME STRETCH!!
  • We have talked a lot about Martin Luther King, JR., do you know about any other leaders during the Civil Rights Movement?
  • I am sure that you have all heard of at least one…he was mentioned in class already.
the right to vote
The Right to Vote
  • SNCC organize a large demonstration in Selma, Alabama
    • Protested denial of African American’s right to vote
  • Police attacked the marchers, brining the cause more attention
  • On Mach 15, 1965 Johnson made a televised speech urging the passing of a voting rights bill
  • In August Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law
    • Gave the federal gov’t the power to force local officials to allow African Americans to register to vote
malcolm x
Malcolm X
  • Many were growing tired of the slow progress that was being made
  • Malcolm X, a leader of the Nation of Islam, emerged as an important new voice
  • Criticized the civil rights goal of integration
    • Thought the best way to achieve justice was to separate African Americans from whites.
  • His support grew, but his stance began to change
malcolm x1
Malcolm X
  • Instead of racial separation he called for
    • “a society in which there could exist honest white-black brotherhood”
  • Let’s pause….
  • What do you think about Malcolm X’s stance change?
  • Soon after he was killed
    • Even after his death he continued to influence the civil rights movement
black power
Black Power
  • Stokely Carmichael became leader of the SNCC advanced the idea of Black Power
  • What is Black Power?
    • Philosophy of racial pride that said African Americans should create their own culture and political institutions
  • Rejected by the NAACP
  • Had a huge impact on the Civil Right Movement
black panther party
Black Panther Party
  • Began in Oakland, California
  • Symbolized a growing tension between African Americans and urban police
  • Urban Riot
    • Summer of 1965 in Watts section of LA
    • Lasted one week
    • 34 people died and much of Watts was burned to the ground
assassination
Assassination
  • April 4, 1968
  • Memphis, Tennessee
  • MLK shot and killed
  • Set of more than 100 riots all over the country