The American Civil Rights movement was started to give all Americans, regardless of their race or gender, a chance to vote and live equally. Many men and woman, black and white, fought for this civil rights reform, putting their lives at risk. Lucretia Mott was a brave white women who gave her all to the women’s and colored cause for civil rights. Lucretia Mott had strong opinions on civil rights. Mott was a strong women’s rights activist and abolitionist.
Her mother was an incredible driving force in Ella Baker's childhood. Not only had she taught Baker and her younger siblings to read and write before entering school, she also instilled in them a sense of community involvement that had always been a strong part of her own family background. Along with her mother, Ella Baker's grandmother also played a key role in her life telling young Ella stories of her life as a slave and instilling in her a sense of pride in her heritage and race. A key point that Ransby also writes of is the community among the women working with the NAACP; how they "seemed to look out for each other" and of their largely unacknowledged and uncelebrated
Harriet Tubman was an extremely successful abolitionist that helped many enslaved African- Americans escape. Not only did Tubman’s actions prove that she was an outstanding women, but the method she used to carry these slaves to freedom proved her brilliant. A quote written by Gilbert Amelio says, “Developing excellent communication skills is absolutely essential to effective leadership. The leader must be able to share knowledge and ideas to transmit a sense of urgency and enthusiasm to others. If a leader can’t get a message across clearly to motivate others to act on it, then having a message doesn’t even matter.” This quote really relates to one of the many important qualities Harriet Tubman had to have to carry out the successful plans she did.
It was stated by Louis E. Martin upon her death that “She gave out faith and hope as if they were pills and she some sort of doctor.” As an educator and a social worker Bethune dedicated her life as a public servant to better the lives of others. She served as the first African American woman to serve in a president cabinet and through her years of public services she worked with four presidents. Through those connections she was able to influence decision that affected the great good of all. Bethune diverse government and organizational service inspired a new generation of women civil rights leaders. Bethune sums it up in her pledge of the National Council of Negro Women “It is our pledge to make a lasting contribution to all that is finest and best in America, to cherish and enrich her heritage of freedom and progress by working for the integration of all her people regardless of race, creed, or national origin, into her spiritual, social, cultural, civic, and economic life, and thus aid her to achieve the glorious destiny of a true and unfettered democracy.”— Founder Mary McLeod Bethune's Pledge for
Her work has benefited African American Women, but to also African American people in general. Orienting Material A. I research my topic for approximately two weeks and I’m creditable to speak on Dorothy Irene Height. B. Dorothy Height becomes a civil rights and women's rights activist because the struggle, and challenging she faced in her childhood and adulthood; which enable her has earned many achievements in life by focusing primarily on improving the circumstances and opportunities for African-American women. 1. Dorothy Height learned to express herself with word because she spent her childhood in church.
DId you knwo a single woman was able to liberate more than 700 slaves? This person is Harriet Tubman and she was able to do this as a leader with her organization. Tubman 's best leadership quality was her organizational skills. Harret Tubman 's organizational skills was the most essential quality of leadership because it set her up for success. The first example of this quality is when Tubman is when she plans the day of the week to to increase the chance of success.
Integration and segregation are very important in history and time right now. Because of Ruby Bridges, we now have integrated schools and black people can become president. But it’s not only schools and being president, there is no more slavery. Ruby Bridges was not only inspiring the past, but she is inspiring the future. Ruby Bridges was a smart little girl and she got great scores on her test.
Over the course of history, there have been many great influences in shaping our current society and culture. Influences including: trends, fads, events, eras, but of these influences, the aforementioned factors have all been incited by great people. In considering the vast multitude of influential people, the sacrifices of Isabella Baumfree and Araminta Ross are overwhelmingly significant to not only African American culture, but also to American culture. These women were born in a time were African Americans were considered property and not people. At a time when the inhumane treatment of people based on the color of their skin was considered a societal norm, these two women chose to be crusaders and advocates for what they believed were innate rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of
She started politics in her college years .Her passion for education was triggered by her mother, who was a teacher, and also through her experience as a parent. This has enabled her to serve on several national and local organizations, in the education sector. Betsy has leadership skills that are a notch higher. For instance, she founded and chairs the Windquest Group, and American Federation for Children among other organizations such as Kennedy Center, Kids Hope USA, and ArtPriza.This explains
I praise it for bringing up issues that black women specifically had to bear in that time period, such as working day and day out to survive and serve upper-class white folks in society. Furthermore, it raises interesting debate questions such as if it was right to let Sykes die. In addition, I love it for its symbols and the fact that despite it not being how I expected, the protagonist Delia will be able to thrive and continue her life without the poisonous snake that is Sykes
Mary Church Terrell was an educated middle class leader of the suffrage movement for African American women, and the first president of the NACW. As stated in the association’s website, the NACW aimed is “to sustain, strengthen and advocate for women’s commissions in their work to promote equality and justice for all women and girls and ensure they are represented and empowered in their communities.” The importance of networking and maintaining
She is an inspiration to activists that are still fighting for equal rights towards African-Americans today. Ida B. Wells is someone made of fiery bravery and courage. Someone who was brave enough to speak out about huge issues when it was dangerous to do so, despite such high stakes. Ida B.