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Plessy was kicked off a white train car for being black. He was only a small portion black. So he took the whites to court.
My mom's name is Kelly. She was born in February of 1976.
This man shot MLK. This shot ended up killing him. When he was shot he was giving a speech on the balcony of the hotel he was staying at.
This was the first time the Beetles came to America. Americans were huge fans of them before they came. They were a European band.
Women quickly got what they wanted. They got jobs, and equal pay.
MLK was a black civil rights activist. This was the year he began talking and pushing blacks to peacefully go about getting their rights. He was all about peace, gave speeches and lead marches.
Rosa Parks was a black woman who got on a bus and sat down. She refused to give up her seat to a white man. She was then arrested, which led to the bus boycott.
Black families were bringing laws to school fighting for rights to go to a white integrated school. They wanted a better education, and better schools.
This year Harry Truman who was the president desegregated the army. This was the first time blacks and whites fought and lived on base together. Before this there were seperate groups and bases.
Jackie Robinson was the first black baseball player to make the major league. He was asked to play, but had to keep his temper and not react to the violence and words used towards him.
My dad is Brian. He was born in January of 1946.
My grandma Judy was born in this year.
My grandpa Tom was born in this year.
It stands for the National Association Advancement of Colored People. This started constitutional rights, and W.E.B. Dubois helped.
Jim Crow Laws were segregation laws that seperated colored people from white people. These laws were regulated state by state. They had seperate schools, drinking fountains, restaraunts, and more.