Flags flew at half mast, and by then everyone had heard Coretta Scott King’s “voice”. Her story inspiring, yet her fight for all people and peace even more impressive. Scott King’s efforts in not just the Civil Rights movement, but for all, in general, has impacted so people and their lives. As an article in the New Lady stated, “Women have been the backbone of the whole Civil Rights movement...Women have been the ones who have made it possible for the movement to be a mass movement.” Scott King carried the Civil Rights movement on her shoulders and used her voice to help, guide, comfort, and inspire others during this trying time. Coretta Scott King has made herself known as a prominent activist and her legacy should be remembered and continued for generations and generations to
Because of her dedication to the people of America and the world, she was able to empower minorities, fight segregation, and establish human rights for everyone. While some leaders sit back and let the world take control, Eleanor Roosevelt did whatever possible to further the development of the United States
They refer to her as "first lady of Civil Rights". Another legend was Malcom X who was an African American Muslim minister and human rights activist. He was a courageous advocated for blacks. There were so many astounding African Americans who all put their life on the line to bring together a movement to achieve equal rights. They worked so hard so their kid 's kid could have equal opportunity in the United states and go on the be something great.
Cleopatra and Joan of Arc are two of the most powerful and influential women to ever have lived. Although each one led for their own purposes, and in their own style, the consequences of their actions still have ripples in today’s world. Whether it be because of Cleopatra’s beauty or ruthlessness, or Joan of Arc’s faith and purity both women are considered iconic figures in the global community. Throughout time both Joan of Arc and Cleopatra have been documented as extremely influential characters in history. Cleopatra and Joan of Arc were iconic in different ways, for different reasons but it is undeniable that without them, the world wouldn’t be as it is today.
Angelina was one of the most influential women before the 20th century. She helped many blacks fight for freedom during a time where no one would do the same.“In the early part of the nineteenth century, women rebelled on all fronts- mill girls going on strike, black women
Independence seems to be the most important theme in Maya Angelou’s poem. The poem strongly suggests a personal accomplishment by using “I”. The entire poem follows this lead because it frequently uses “I” to show what one person is thinking. Angelou is obviously speaking about herself and how she overcame adversity, because the entire poem states her personal opinions and actions. This act shows that Angelou is confident and will succeed to get what she rightfully deserves.
She believes that when you can do something to help, you should do it, and everyone should be able to make a change in the world. Carrie Underwood isn 't just inspirational for being a great musician, she 's also an inspiration because she believes in making the world a better place and doing whatever you can to help. Carrie Underwood is the most effective citizen of the 20th century. I encourage you to go and make YOUR
She was always courageous, fearless and stood up for the change she believed America was capable of. Making use of every opportunity she had to fight for the rights of not simply herself, or the African American students at Dickinson College, she became a history maker by breaking stereotypes and providing African Americans even today, almost a century later, a role model to look up to - an intellectual woman of the supposed “inferior race” denying the status of a victim and always proving that African Americans were as American as any
Soon, this abolitionist newspaper had become very famous. Douglass educated, given knowledge, and raise the consciousness to the Northern blacks through the newspaper, also promote the majority of development of the antislavery movement. Besides being an abolitionist, Douglass also supports in equal women rights. In 1848, the speech in New York was the first time he talks about women’s rights; “In respect to political rights, we hold woman to be justly entitled to all we claim for man. We go farther, and express our conviction that all political rights which it is expedient for man to exercise, it is equally so for women.