Civil Rights

By: Sara and Sammie

Martin Luther King

Made a huge difference in the world with his speeches, marches and protests trying for the equality of black men and women .

Jim crow laws

Basically segregation laws
Examples:

segregation of schools

prohibiting inter-racial marriages

books couldn't be exchanged from "white" and "colored" schools

segregated buildings in mental hospitals

Some influential people during Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Today?

Racial profiling and Police Brutality

Everyone knows about this

Stats:

about 100 people killed by police in first month of 2015