Chapter 28: A Period of Turmoil and Change. Burgess/Hornbeck . Chapter 28, Section 1. Demands for Civil Rights. Setting the Scene. August, 1945- G.M of Brooklyn Dodgers, Branch Rickey, wanted to challenge the rule in MLB that required blacks to play in a separate league.
Demands for Civil Rights
Leaders and Strategies
More young people were becoming active in Civil Rights Movement.
Organization and Strong Commitment were required in order to make an impact.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Struggle Intensifies