This is a picture of Claudette Colvin. She was a famous civil rights activist and she would participate in non-violent strikes. She was very famous for being the first black person to rebel on a bus and start the beginning of a bus boycott.
People would participate in strikes to change something or to create an idea that some people don't want. Strikes are a form of protest and people could either be protesting for something or against something. A very important strike/movement that occurred was the civil rights movement in the mid 1950s.
During the mid 1950s, the civil rights movement was present. The civil rights movement was a non-violent protest Black people would be in marches for equality and white people would be in marches to have things stay the same way, if not have black people be worth less than they already are.