Civil Rights Heroes

Robert Kennedy

Information about Robert Kenndy

  • Robert Kennedy is brother of John Kennedy.
  • Robert Kennedy was assassinated in 1968
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Social Events of The Civil Rights Movement

Robert Kennedy enforced of existing voting wright, laws, and the administration encouraged the established of the voter education project. This would register hundreds of thousands of blacks to vote in the south. Robert went into the heart of the south to endorse desegregation.

Political Events of the civil rights movement

Robert was a member of the democratic party. He was a campaign manager for his brother. He was appointed Attorney General Manager during his brothers campaign. He also severed as a white house adviser.

Religious events of the civil rights movement

Robert Kennedy was a devoutly Catholic. He was able to speak openly about his faith. A lot of people did not want a catholic in the white house.