Emmitt Till's Speech: I Have A Dream

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“Eyes on the Prize”
Congratulations, you’ve won the game, now pick a prize any prize, the carnival worker would say. Think about how good you felt when you won a game that you’ve tried so many times until you got what you wanted. Now remember how hard it was for us to win freedom in segregated states. Freedom was the prize that was attained, but through the help of people who voiced their opinion. A speech was told, a very tragedy, death happening, and a woman not giving up her seat. Through the help of people who voiced their opinion, a speech was told, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote the famous speech called, “I Have a Dream.” In the speech he says “One hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles
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Emmitt Till was a 14-year old boy who traveled to go with his Uncle Wright to Mississippi. After Tillman’s arrival, August 24, 1955 he and a group of friends went into a corner store. It was told that he either whispered or told the white woman “bye baby.” The woman felt maybe threatened at it and told her husband. 7 days later the boy is spotted in the Tallahatchie River. Tillman’s mother got the news; she then had a funeral service with an open casket to show the world what has happened to an innocent child. Nobody knows what really happened in that store between Tillman and the white woman. Yet we as blacks go off of what is known as “he say, she say.”
With this in mind, through the help of people who voiced their opinion, Rosa Parks was a hard working individual who caught the bus every work day. One day she was on her way home and a white person came on the bus looking for a seat and picked out Parks seat. Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat and is arrested. She boycotts not to ride the bus anymore because she was arrested for not giving up her seat on the bus. In this generation of time others would have probably thought of that being a crazy solution to a problem like that and others would have done the same
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