Wednesday         1/23/20131. Civil Rights   Movement’s impact   on literature2. Who is Martin Luther   King Jr.?3. “I Hav...
Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)• Social movement• Aimed at ending  racial  discrimination• African American  suffrage• N...
Celebrities of the Civil Rights Movement       Rosa Parks     “Mother of theCivil Rights Movement”        Dr. Martin Luthe...
Literature of the Civil Rights Movement
Jazz/Blues         “I Wish I Knew” (How           it would feel to be                  free)             Nina Simone
The Impact of theLiterature Today
Your Very Own“I Have a Dream”
Your Very Own“I Have a Dream”
Celebrating Martin Luther King jr
Celebrating Martin Luther King jr
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  • 12:07 250,000 people attended his speech Such a huge impact that the Civil Rights Act was put into place- disallowed racial discrimination
  • Celebrating Martin Luther King jr

    1. 1. Wednesday 1/23/20131. Civil Rights Movement’s impact on literature2. Who is Martin Luther King Jr.?3. “I Have a Dream”4. Your “I Have a Dream”
    2. 2. Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)• Social movement• Aimed at ending racial discrimination• African American suffrage• Nonviolent acts of protest
    3. 3. Celebrities of the Civil Rights Movement Rosa Parks “Mother of theCivil Rights Movement” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Baptist priest, activist, and leader in the Civil Rights Movement
    4. 4. Literature of the Civil Rights Movement
    5. 5. Jazz/Blues “I Wish I Knew” (How it would feel to be free) Nina Simone
    6. 6. The Impact of theLiterature Today
    7. 7. Your Very Own“I Have a Dream”
    8. 8. Your Very Own“I Have a Dream”

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