Martin Luther King Junior, Malcolm X, and Rosa Parks

Civil Rights Activists

Martin Luther King Junior was an activist and leader in the African American Civil Rights Movement. He gave numerous speeches about reaching equality and freedom and even led a march that over 250,000 people participated in.

Malcolm X was an African American minister and human rights activist. He was a lot like Martin Luther King but instead of giving speeches that weren’t racist, Malcolm X spoke about black supremacy and put down whites. He was disliked by many people because of his racist attitude and therefore was assassinated.

Rosa Parks was an African American Civil Rights Activist she is known for being “the first civil rights lady” she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man and got arrested. After that African Americans Boycotted and stopped riding the buses until they were legally allowed to sit wherever they wanted on the bus.

 
Work Cited:

“Martin Luther King, Jr.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 22 Feb. 2013. Web. 24 Feb. 2013.

 “Malcolm X.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 23 Feb. 2013. Web. 24 Feb. 2013.

“Rosa Parks.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 23 Feb. 2013. Web. 24 Feb. 2013.
“Rosa Parks Quotes.” BrainyQuote. Xplore, n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2013.
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