Harvey Milk And Jackie Robinson's Contribution To Social Change

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Cesar Chavez, Kenneth Clark, Fred Korematsu, Katharine Hepburn, Harvey Milk, and Jackie Robinson, all contributed to social change in America in the areas of gender or “race”. Explain who each person was, what issues they were dealing with, and what method or methods they used to try to create social change. Be clear on what role the media of the times played in their actions. Essays should be about three pages double spaced, approximately 700-800 words Jackie Robinson (January 31, 1919-October 1972): The First African-American who play baseball in Brooklyn Dodgers. During that time, African-American doesn’t have equal rights with white people, they cannot use same restroom with white, and they cannot sit …show more content…

And allow more and more African-American people join the baseball team. Robinson also became a vice president of major American corporation. Harvey Milk (May 22, 1930-November 27, 1978) Harvey Milk was the first openly gay people work as American politician. He donates his life in order to gain equal rights for gay not only in San Francisco but also in the USA. He was afraid as other gay before his 40s. after his 40 years old birthday, he open about his homosexuality in the age of 40, he start realize gay people deserve equal rights, there is no need to be ashamed to be a gay, and homosexual is not a mental disease. He move to San Francisco and open his own small business there. He run for a board of supervisors in San Francisco and he want to use his voice to tell everyone doesn’t be afraid of gay, and gay are just as normal as others. He use newspaper and other media to tell people gay is normal, and gay is not a problem. Under his help, more and more gay people come out of the closet, and fight for their own …show more content…

All them have to move to internment camps, its like a desert place, people also call it out door jail. American trying to send some Japanese–Americans back to Japan, and they force Japanese –American male go to the army and fight with Japanese. Japanese –American was treated unequal to others. Their children even don’t have rights to get a gift from a Santa Claus He is also the first Asian American civil rights activist commemorated on “Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the constitution” first time on Jan 30, 2011 Kenneth Clark (13 July, 1903-21 May 1983) Kenneth Clark was one of the best-Known art historians and aestheticians in his age. He was born in London, and educated at Oxford, and he became the youngest director of the National Gallery when he was 31. He also achieved as a famous producer and presenter of BBC Cesar Chavez (March 31, 1927-April 23, 1993) Cesar was a Mexican who works as an American farm worker in California; he is also an activist of civil rights and labor

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