Civil rights

Hunter miller

Malcolm X

He was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska. His dad was a minister. Malcom was a smart student and focused until his techer told him that being a lawyer would not be good. So he dropped out of school and moved to Harlem New York and started to deal drugs. He also did petty crimes.

Jessie Jackson

Jesse Jackson was born October 8, 1941, in Greenville, South Carolina. While an undergraduate Jackson became involved in the civil rights movement. In 1965, he went to Selma, Alabama to march with MLK Jr In the 1980s he became a leading national spokesman for African-Americans. After being appointed special envoy to Africa, he was awarded the 2000 Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Ranking

1. MLK Jr

2. Malcolm X

3. Jessie Jackson

MLK Jr

MLK Jr was an American clergyman, activist, and leader in the african American civil rights movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience King has become a national icon in the history of american progressivism.