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Unformatted text preview: register for it…police dogs, water hoses, electric rods…June 11, 1963, the president will go on television and for the first time in history a sitting president will call segregation a moral problem… he calls for a new civil rights legislation to help black citizens… that night, Medgar Evers, president of the Mississippi NAACP, was killed in his home…the March on Washington, King organizes it, over 200000 black and white Civil Rights activists “I Have a Dream” speech….they got an audience with the president….Malcolm X (Little)- the Nation of Islam by Elijah Mohammed, focusing on black rights in America and they were not non-violent….he then goes on to become one of the most powerful speakers…....
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- Spring '11
- Civil Rights