Mr. Lodge World History Class 2/25/2009Presentation Transcript
February 25, 2009 Philadelphia school district superintendant Arlene Ackerman has come up with a five year plan for rebuilding schools. One part would call for more guidance counselors. Do you think this will help, or would this divert resources that would be better spent elsewhere?
Black History Month
A. Phillip Randolph
Head of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
Organized the 1963 March on Washington
Pressured the US government to integrate defense jobs during World War II
Fannie Lou Hamer
1917 – 1977
Worked for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Delegate to the 1964 Democratic convention
Trained many volunteers during 1964’s “Freedom Summer”
If you could ask A. Phillip Randolph or Fannie Lou Hamer 5 questions what would they be?