Making the World a Better Place.

What can we do to make the world a better place?

Many people of all colors did many things to make the world like it is today. Martin Luther King Jr. formed the nonviolent protest group called the southern christian leadership conference, or the SCLC. Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white in protest against segregation. Jackie Robinson proved that blacks could play sports and be good at it. Blacks changed the world.

Rosa Parks before the bus ride.

Rosa Louise McCauley was born in 2/4/1913. She was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, and she was born into segregation. In 1932, Rosa married Raymond Park, making her name the one we all know, Rosa Parks. After that, she joined the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, or NAACP.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's early life.

Dr. King was born on 1/15/1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. He entered Morehouse College in Atlanta when he was 15 and graduated in 1948. In 1955, Dr. King got a doctorate to go to the Boston University. While Dr. King was in Boston, he met Coretta Scott, and then married her in 1953 and later had four children.

Jackie Robinson before fame.

Jackie Robinson was born in 1/31/1919 in Cairo, Georgia, but he grew up in Pasadena, California. In the University of California in Los Angeles, he was a very good athlete in track, football, basketball, and baseball. Jackie Robinson served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945. After Jackie Robinson left the army, he played basketball for the Kansas city Monarchs.

Lots of people, black and white, are changing the world all the time. Good changes, like creating recycling clubs, and bad changes, like starting a war. One of the answers to this question is caring for the world. There are no more segregation laws, so big changes do not need to be made with the law. There are big problems with pollution, so if you want to make a difference in the world, you can raise pollution awareness.

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