Civil Rights Leaders

By Pedro Acosta

Thurgood Marshall

  • Chief council for NAACP
  • Supreme Court Judge
  • 1st African American in Supreme Court

Rosa Parks

  • Boycott Leader
  • Thrown in Jail for refusing to give up her seat on a bus for a white male
  • Organized many boycotts
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-Founder of NAACP

-Founded Niagra Movement

-Wanted to end segregation
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Martin Luther King JR


-One of the most famous civil rights leader

-Organized march on Washington

-Wrote letters from jail

John Lewis

-Believed in the Dali Lama’s teachings of Peace

-Congress Man
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