Riders on the second bus were beaten badly in Birmingham Alabama.. The first ride had ended due to all the violence. They still didn't give up they still had faith. The original riders were forced to go back to New Orleans successive protesters followed them to integrate Southern buses. The second ride had begun, there was thirteen volunteers seven black and six whites.
brutality against Alabama Negros. The film opens with a scene with four little girls having a conversation walking down the stairs at church, a loud sound effect played in the middle of one of girls sentences and due to that church bombing the four little girls didn’t make it out alive. In the film, the bombing took place in 1964 but it really took place in 1963. On February 18, 1965, a 26- year -old church deacon, Jimmie Lee Jackson took part in a peaceful protest but the police men attacked him with Billy clubs ,soon after Jimmie ran in a restaurant called "Mack's Cafe", when he rushed in there the camera focused on him yelling and telling his grandfather and mother to pretend like they’re reading the menu, minutes later the state troopers
Board of Education case, came another pivotal moment for minority rights. On December 1st, 1955 the renowned Rosa Parks forever changed history as she was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama, as a result of not sitting in the back of the bus where African Americans were assigned. She became a prominent civil rights activist, and boycotted the Montgomery bus department for more than a year following her arrest. Among those who joined her was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
It was a typical Friday morning—and let’s not kid ourselves, most teachers enjoy Fridays. But this day would be different for first-grade teacher Vicki Soto. When a gunman entered Sandy Hook Elementary, killing twenty-six people, Vicki threw herself in front of her students, while many of her other pupils had already been hidden in a nearby bathroom. And while we mourn the deaths of those women and children who perished, we can see true heroism in what Vicki Soto and others showed on that tragic day.
The Mandalay Bay Shootings in Las Vegas was a horrible massacre killing about 59 innocent lives and injuring around 500 people that were attending the music festival across from the Mandalay Bay. This supposedly was done by one person, who was publicly identified to be Stephen Paddock. He set fire from the 32nd Floor of the Mandalay Bay around 10 pm. There are four things during this shooting that just don 't add up, the first being 'who was the woman who warned the people they were "all going to die tonight" 45 minutes before the shooter set fire ' is that a coincidence or did she know? Second is 'the weapons that you hear in the videos were 'full-auto ' guns which are almost impossible to acquire through legal means ' if they are almost impossible to get them how did he get a hold of them?
Summary of the Movie The movie for that this case conceptualization is We Are Marshall. It focuses on the trials and tribulations that the college town of Huntington, West Virginia goes through following the tragic airplane crash on November 14, 1970. The airplane crash killed 75 people, including the 37 members of the football team, coaches, doctors, athletic director, boosters, and airline personnel. The decision whether to continue the football program was up to the board of directors, the students and town members came together and chanted “WE ARE MARSHALL” outside of the meeting room in hopes to change the minds of the board and work towards re-establishing a new Thundering Herd football team.
On Easter Sunday over 140 white men and teenage boys lined up in Colfax, Louisiana to ready themselves for an attack against the African Americans who lived there. The African Americans of Colfax readied themselves for the fight and in the end a reported number of 165 people died at the Battle of Colfax Courthouse. This number was larger than any other incident of racial violence in American History and it is likely that there were many more dead further out from where they counted. The Whites in Colfax made their victory public by leaving most of the bodies from the Battle unburied encouraging African Americans to go view the dead. I believe that although African Americans were given civil rights and liberties during the Reconstruction Era due to racism many of their rights did not go into effect until many years after they were legalized because of groups like the Ku Klux Plan and even racist Congressmen I believe that Reconstruction failed due to
He organized the United States’ first lending library and volunteer fire department. The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5 1770. There was a patriot mob who were throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks at British soldiers. Several colonists were killed and this led to a campaign by speech-writers to rouse the ire of the citizens.
Ballad of Birmingham The Ballad of Birmingham was written by Dudley Randall in 1963. It was written after the bombing of a church on September 15, 1963 (16th Street Baptist Church Bombing). This bombing took place at a church in Birmingham, Alabama. The church was getting ready for their Sunday congregation.
On this fateful Saturday afternoon, a vicious fire unexpectedly broke out at the factory, sending panic through its towering floors (Pence et al. 408). A total of 146 workers died in the tragedy, shocking the public and shaping the future of labor laws (Burt 190). "And all Who Jumped Died: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire" by Patricia Pence et al. summarizes the fire, reviews the response of the factory owners, examines the laws that resulted from the fire, and offers three lessons to be learned from the incident (Pence et al 407). "
On August 9, 2014 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson. Crowds soon formed as the word of what happened travel across the world. This is like the shot her around the world in the American Civil War. With racial tension in America already at a high point, this event was a breaking point. Thinking back to the Civil Rights movement that went on for fifteen years this tragic event can be compared to that.
As a result all of Kent State’s communications broke down. The shootings caused massive protests, both violent and nonviolent. The protests caused 450 other campuses around the nation to close down. One specific group of protesters at New York University hung a banner outside of a school window that said “They Can’t Kill Us All”. On May 8th at the University of Mexico, eleven people were bayoneted after trying to confront protesters at the school.
Guns need to be controlled. From the mass shooting in Newton, Connecticut that killed twenty-seven people, twenty of whom were faultless children at Sandy Hook Elementary, to nine people gunned down during Bible study in Charleston, South Carolina at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, guns have proven to be an extreme political problem. In 2011, former Arizona congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords became a victim of gun violence, along with eighteen other guiltless people. She was shot at point blank range in the head while campaigning outside of a Safeway franchise in suburban Tucson, Arizona. Lucky enough to have a second chance at life, Giffords found the motivation to tackle the law of purchasing and owning a gun.
The article I read was called “Weekends in Jail for Rape? Why people get sentenced to ‘weekend jail’ by Corey Johnson” This article starts off with Molly Shattuck who raped a 15-year old boy in Georgetown, Delaware. The former Baltimore Ravens cheerleader walked out of the courtroom last week even after raping a 15-year old. She was only sentenced to “48 alterning weekends at the SussexVilation of Probation Center.”
The police say that members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb near the church. Four young girls, 11-year-old Denise McNair and 14-year-old Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, and Carole Robertson, were crushed by falling debris. Several others were injured in the tragedy. There had been many bombings around Birmingham, but this was the first