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  1. The Origins of the Modern Civil Rights Movement • The Jim Crow South c. 1950 • Emmett Till • Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Boycott • Brown v. Board of Education • SCLC and SNCC • Hispanic and Latino Americans

  2. Jim Crow Laws

  3. Jim Crow Laws

  4. Jim Crow Laws

  5. Jim Crow Laws

  6. Emmett Till

  7. Rosa Parks

  8. Early Civil Rights Movement • Based in Black Churches

  9. Early Civil Rights Movement • Based in Black Churches • Based on Christian Principles

  10. Early Civil Rights Movement • Based in Black Churches • Based on Christian Principles • Based on Non-violent Civil Disobedience

  11. Early Civil Rights Movement • Based in Black Churches • Based on Christian Principles • Based on Non-violent Civil Disobedience • Based on the Teaching of Jesus, Ghandi, and Thoreau

  12. Early Civil Rights Movement • Based in Black Churches • Based on Christian Principles • Based on Non-violent Civil Disobedience • Based on the Teaching of Jesus, Ghandi, and Thoreau • Purpose: To desegregate the Jim Crow South

  13. Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka Ka. • 1954- Warren Court ruled that segregation in public schools was inherently unequal.

  14. Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka Ka. • 1954- Warren Court ruled that segregation in public schools was inherently unequal. • Overturned Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896.

  15. Crisis at Little Rock

  16. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  17. SCLC • Founded by Black ministers to lead the Civil Rights Movement (1957) • Southern Christian Leadership Conference

  18. Lunch Counter Sit-ins at Greensboro (1960)

  19. Sit ins

  20. Sit ins

  21. SNCC • 1960: Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee

  22. SNCC • 1960: Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee • Founded by veterans of the sit-in movement

  23. SNCC • 1960: Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee • Founded by veterans of the sit-in movement • Composed primarily of College-aged young people

  24. SNCC • 1960: Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee • Founded by veterans of the sit-in movement • Composed primarily of College-aged young people • Worked closely with Dr. King and the SCLC to further the cause of Civil Rights