Protesta en Los Ángeles, 1965 a favor de Los Derechos Civiles. Photo: Charles Brittin.
Malcolm X (Little) (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965), was an African-American Muslim minister & human rights activist — a courageous advocate for the rights of African Americans & a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans. Detractors accused him of preaching racism, black supremacy, antisemitism, & violence. He's been called one of the greatest & most influential African Americans in history. On February 21, 1965, he was assassinated in…
Explore the work of Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement with this PowerPoint activity.
“No person in the United States shall on grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” Civil Rights Act, 1964
Amelia Boynton-Robinson, beaten, gassed, and left for dead by police in Selma, Alabama during the first Selma to Birmingham voting rights march. 3/17/65. (x)
Activista de derechos civiles James Zwerg tras ser golpeado por una turba de blancos en Alabama, 1961. (Después de la paliza tuvo que esperar dos horas para el tratamiento, ningún equipo blanco lo recogería.)