CI 102: Black History Month

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  • 1. Black History Month
  • 2. Rosa Parks
    • Born February 4, 1913.
    • 3. Sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
    • 4. Important figure in the Civil Rights Movement.
    • 5. Died October 24, 2005.
  • Malcolm X
    • Born May 19, 1925.
    • 6. Assassinated while giving a speech in New York.
    • 7. Leader if the Nation of Islam.
    • 8. Died February 21, 1965.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Leader in the African-American civil rights movement
    Led the Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Founded the SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference)
    I Have a Dream Speech
  • 9. Jackie Robinson
    First African-American Major League Baseball player.
    Ended nearly 60 years of baseball segregation.
    MLB retired Robinson's jersey number 42 across baseball.
  • 10. Harriet Tubman
    Led slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad.
    Union spy during the U.S. Civil War.
    Was a leader in the abolitionist movement.
    Harriet Tubman YouTube
  • 11. Sojourner Truth
    Born in 1797.
    Was an American slave.
    Women's rights activist.
    Best known speech of Ain't I a Woman?
    Died November 26, 1883
  • 12. Barack Obama
    44th and current President of the United States.
    United States Senator from Illinois from 2005-2008.
    First African-American to hold office of the President.