Civil Rights Leaders:

MLK and Eleanor Roosevelt- By Carleigh Lenz


He was the voice of all men for equality and known as the "father of the modern civil rights movement." Using non-violent techniques to make changes, he made his way to history. He changed the way white people view African-Americans.
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Here Martian Luther King Junior and his wife, lead a peaceful protest.

I Have a Dream

Although this phrase is so commonplace now that it doesn't phase us anymore, his was a revolutionary speech that changed lives and changed our culture forever.

Eleanor Roosevelt

As a first lady of the united states, Eleanor Roosevelt became a "high profile supporter of the civil rights movement." Saying that America had a "moral necessity for civil rights." This was important because she was in such an influential position, at the white house.
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Eleanor meets with Mary McLeod, a member of the Black Cabinet.