Influential People That Did Things

Jordan Claire McPherson

Rosa Parks

Rosa parks was often reffered to as"the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement." She made history when she refused to give up her bus seat to a white man. Though now it seems like a normal thing to do, back then it was almost unthinkable, but brave women like her broke that social norm.

Malcolm X

Back in this time period, there were two influential black men fighting for their rights in a segregated America. On one side there was the ever peaceful and very famous Martin Luther King Jr. but on the other side of the spectrum there was a man named Malcolm Little, later known as Malcolm X. He fought for his people with anger and aggression. Though some thought his
WHO TAUGHT YOU TO HATE YOURSELF? (May 5, 1962, Los Angeles)