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Rosa Parks •

Famed civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born Rosa Louise McCauley on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a public bus Montgomery, Alabama, spurred on a citywide boycott and helped launch nationwide efforts to end segregation of public facilities.

She is one of the reasons why there is no segregation in our country now. There are people al around the world who praise her everyday. Her is a video of the former TV called “Dance Moms” that have created a dance in tribute of Rosa Parks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zlsdl9Ja2M

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Booker T. Washington

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Booker T. Washington continued‌ Booker T. Washington graduated from Hampton in 1875 with high marks. For a time, he taught at his old grade school in Malden, Virginia, and attended Wayland Seminary in Washington, D.C. In 1879, he was chosen to speak at Hampton's graduation ceremonies, where afterward General Armstrong offered Washington a job teaching at Hampton. In 1881, the Alabama legislature approved $2,000 for a "colored" school. At first they wanted to have a white man to run the school, but instead recommended Booker T. Washington. Classes were first held in an old church, while Washington traveled all over the countryside promoting the school and raising money.

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The Little Rock Nine May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregation of America’s public schools. The first school they did was Central High school. They picked 9 Blacks to start out with. These Nine students were called ‘The Little Rock Nine’ The Little Rock Nine was a group of nine African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. These students were… 1.Minnijean Brown 2.Elizabeth Eckford 3.Ernest Green 4. Thelma Mothershed 5.Melba Patillo 6.Gloria Ray 7.Terrence Roberts 8.Jefferson Thomas 9.Carlotta Walls Taniah Rhoden technology Design 02/16/17 Application These students put a brave face on and fought against the


Little Rock Nine Continued‌ 1. Melba Patillo 2. Gloria Ray 3. Terrence Roberts 4. Jefferson Thomas 5. Carlotta Walls These students put a brave face on and fought against the hate so that today we can now have mixed race schools all around the U.S. 02/16/17

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Jane Bolin Jane Bolin was a trailblazing attorney who became the first African-American female judge in the United States, serving on New York's Family Court for four decades. On July 22, 1939, a 31-year-old Bolin was called to appear at the World's Fair before Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, had plans to swear her in as a judge. She then was assigned to what would be known as Family Court, Bolin was a thoughtful, conscientious force on the bench, confronting a range of issues on the domestic front and taking great care when it came to the plight of children.

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End of Presentation Thank You for view My PowerPoint !!!! Resources: 1.http://www.biography.com 2.Google 3.https://en.wikipedia.org

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Thank You for Viewing My Book! Taniah Rhoden Hall High School Instructor: Ms. Rhodes,NBCT

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