The civil rights movement

Martin Luther King memorial

Rosa parks

5 facts

1.) James Farmer and Heorge Houser founded the Congress of racial Equality

2.) Thurgood Marshall was the chief lawyer for the NAACP

3.) The word civil means having to do with citizens and their government.

4.)The arrest of Rosa Parks caused many African Americans to boycott buses

5.) About 75 percent of bus riders in Montgomery were African American

5 facts

1.) The supreme cour ruled that the bus segregation law was unconstitutional

2.) in December 1956 the bus boycott ended

3.) Martin Luther King was the pastor at the Ebenezer Baptist church in Altanta Georgia

4.) In January 1957 Dr. King and 60 other ministers started the SCLC

5.) many other civil rights leaders were African American ministers


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