Civil Rights Presentation

:) TyQausha Dai'Allure Gilbert :)

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. He was awarded many awards for his determination, his speeches, and protests. Dr.King was important because of his voice. He stood up for equal rights for all people mainly blacks. He helped the Civil Rights Movement in many ways such has protest, boycotts, and marches. Mainly he is the leader for the whole Civil Rights Movement to me. He is famous to Georgia because he went to college here in Georgia and was born in the capital named Atlanta

Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter

Hamilton Holmes was born on July 8, 1941 in Atlanta Georgia. Charlayne Hunter was born February 27, 1942 in Due West, South Carolina. The University of Georgia integrated with the entrance of two African-American students that soon became very successful their name was Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter. They helped the Civil Rights because they were the leaders of college integration. The connected to Georgia because the went to the University of Georgia in Atlanta.

March on Washington

The March on Washington was when 200,00 civil rights activists marched down the streets of Washington D.C. demanding equality for blacks citizens. Here was the day that Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous speech "I Have A Dream". This event was important because it help blacks have equal rights as whites. The connection to Georgia is that Martin Luther King Jr. was in it.

Albany Movement

The Albany Movement happened in 1961 when students arrived in Albany, Georgia to help blacks register to vote. The connection to Georgia is that Martin Luther King Jr. was the leader of the movement. This event was very important to us because it help blacks to have the right to vote. It helped the Civil Rights because it help everyone became equally.