Shaping America

Racism in American Past

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. certainly changed some peoples point of view on how blacks were treated, but not everybody. Martin Luther King led a few marches like the March on Washington. He would give speeches on freedom and rights. He is one of many people who fought for equal rights. There are still people treating black men and women differently than the white men and women.

Racism Events Today

Missouri Football Protest

Today people are coming together to stop racism. An example of that is the Missouri Football team. Tim Wolfe, the President of the University of Missouri, was saying racial slurs. The football did not like that. They didn't practice that week and held a protest for Wolfe to resign. If he didn't resign by the end of that week the team wouldn't play in their game. They held a protest for the president to resign. A bunch of students came together to protest with them. On the Monday November 10, 2015 Tim Wolfe resigned. when people come together to stop racism it certainly helps.

Chicago Teen Shot 16 Times

IN October 2014 A black teen ,Laquan McDonald, was shot 16 times in 15 seconds by officer Jason Van Dyke. There has been an on going investigation since October. On the week of Novemer 28, 2015 Officer Van Dyke was charged with First degree murder.

Racism in the World Today

Brazil BIllboards

Today in Brazil an organization called Criola teamed up with W3haus to create the Virtual Racism, Real Consequences. This is a campaign where they put billboards up in areas where there is racism going on. On the billboard is a picture of the racist tweet or Facebook post that a person sent out. Now every one who drives, walks, or bikes by it can see what the person had to say. The campaign has expanded in to large cities and the creators of this campaign would like it to expand to many other countries.

Prejudice Ideas in Schools

In school Sports there is a lot of racism. A black student playing football for his high school would hear racist remarks form the opponents. At a Christmas tournament mother Jennifer Tate-DeFreitas was watching her daughter playing. She was stunded when white men left then came back with their faces painted black. Racism isn't just in the world it is also in the schools. A place where people think they are safe

Women's Rights in the Past

Major Events in the US 1910-1916

In 1910 Washington state adopts women suffrage. Many states follow like Oregon, Kansas, Arizona and California. In 1912 women suffrage is supported for the first time by Theodore Roosevelt's Bull Moose Party. In 1914 Montana and Nevada adopts women suffrage. IN 1915 four states , Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts reject women suffrage. In 1917 women suffrage is in New York and Arkansas women are allowed to vote in the primary. IN that same year the first women elected to congress is Jeannette Rankin. Later in June of 1917 women of the National Women's party picketer are arrested for obstructing traffic. In 1918 the states of Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Michigan adopt women suffrage. It is now 1919 and the senate passes the 19th amendment and begins to ratify it. August 26,1920 three fourths of the states ratify the amendment.

Major Events in the US 1917-1920

In 1917 women suffrage is in New York and Arkansas women are allowed to vote in the primary. IN that same year the first women elected to congress is Jeannette Rankin. Later in June of 1917 women of the National Women's party picketer are arrested for obstructing traffic. In 1918 the states of Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Michigan adopt women suffrage. It is now 1919 and the senate passes the 19th amendment and begins to ratify it. August 26,1920 three fourths of the states ratify the amendment.

Women's Rights Today in America

The Work Force

In the work place women are only making 78 cents for every dollar a man makes. Sometimes when they get pregnant they end up out of a job. this even happens in the military. Women discrimination in the work place has been illegal for a long time, but it still happens today.

Women in Sports

I the Summer of 2016 a Saratoga Springs native will be joining the CBS golf announcing team. Dottie Pepper currently is on SportsCenter and has a contract with ESPN through the year of 2017. Her first broadcasting assignment will be the Farmers Insurance Open on January 28-31 in San Diego. She will primarily be a course reporter, but Pepper would also do some analysis from the tower.

Women's Rights in the World

Women's Right through Out the World

Decades ago a treaty was made up between the United Nations. That treaty is still not working as well as they thought it was going to. That treaty was supposed to make women have equal rights. estimate 700,000 women are trafficked in a year. In turkey women have no protection being abused. In some countries women are not allowed to drive. As you can see the treaty the UN created did not work.

Women's Activist

Malala Yousafzai

On October 9, 2012 the bus Malala was riding home from was stormed by a man. The man demanded to know who was Malala. Every body pointed then she was shot. the bullet went through her brain and down to her neck. She ended up with a broken skull. After she was medically treated she was flown to England where she came out of a medically induced coma and was further treated. Now she gives famous speeches about women's rights and her story. She even won the Nobel Prize in 2014

Hillary Clinton

Today Hillary Clinton is running for president 2016. If she wins she will be the first female president. One thing she supports is equal women's rights. She is one supporting women for getting equal pay. she thinks everybody in the US should be paid the same. Clinton is all for equal women's rights.

Connections

Make Lemonade

In make Lemonade Jolly was fired because she stabbed her boss with a pencil. She stabbed her boss because he was feeling her. She was going to fight back in court but she knew they have good layers. She tried to get another job but she couldn't because they blamed everything that goes wrong on her.

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