Key People Oliver Brown parent of one of the children denied access to Topekas

Key people oliver brown parent of one of the children

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Key People: Oliver Brown: parent of one of the children denied access to Topeka’s white schools Thurgood Marshall: chief counsel for plaintiffs Students should have additional information. Importance and Impact: Constitutional backing of equal, integrated facilities States did not fully abide by court ruling until mid-1960s. Students should have additional information. List of Sources: Students’ sources will vary. Elements to be included in poster or PowerPoint slides: Students’ responses will vary.
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J o u r n e y s i n F i l m : H i d d e n F i g u r e s L e s s o n 3 (SOCIAL STUDIES) Event Topic: Montgomery Bus Boycott Event Date and Location: December 1955–December 1956, Montgomery, Alabama Event Description: Four days before the boycott, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man. She was arrested and fined. Boycott in which African Americans refused to ride city buses to protest segregated seating Lasted 381 days Supreme Court ordered Montgomery to integrate its bus system. Students should have additional information. Key People: Rosa Parks Martin Luther King, Jr. NAACP Students should have additional information. Importance and Impact: Mobilized blacks and promoted united efforts toward civil rights Pushed Martin Luther King, Jr., into the spotlight Students should have additional information. List of Sources: Students’ sources will vary. Elements to be included in poster or PowerPoint slides: Students’ responses will vary.
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J o u r n e y s i n F i l m : H i d d e n F i g u r e s L e s s o n 3 (SOCIAL STUDIES) Event Topic: Woolworth sit-ins Event Date and Location: 1960, Greensboro, North Carolina Event Description: Four African-American college students sat down at a whites-only lunch counter at Woolworth’s and asked for service. Their request was refused, and when asked to leave, they remained seated and were eventually arrested. A series of sit-ins followed, which eventually led to the Woolworth chain removing its racial segregation policy. Students should have additional information. Key People: Ezell A. Blair, Jr. Franklin E. McCain Joseph A. McNeil David L. Richmond Students should have additional information. Importance and Impact: A peaceful demonstration helped ignite a youth-led movement to challenge racial inequality. Students should have additional information. List of Sources: Students’ sources will vary. Elements to be included in poster or PowerPoint slides: Students’ responses will vary.
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J o u r n e y s i n F i l m : H i d d e n F i g u r e s L e s s o n 3 (SOCIAL STUDIES) Event Topic: Freedom Summer, also known as Mississippi Summer Project Event Date and Location: 1964, Mississippi Event Description: Voter registration drives and summer school for both children and adults Black Mississippians and more than a thousand out-of-state, predominately white volunteers faced constant abuse and harassment (arson, beatings, false arrests, and even murder).
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