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Rosa Parks (1913 - 2005) Rosa Parks was an African American civil rights activist who refused to obey a bus driver's order that she give up her sit for a white passenger. Through her brave civil disobedience actions, she became an important symbol of the modern Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.

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Rosa Parks quote: People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. The only tired I was, was tired of giving in. Link to her biography on Black History: http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/rosa-parks

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Eve Arnold's most memorable shots – in pictures

Malcolm X, Chicago, 1961 Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.

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30 Signs You Went To A Black College

Don't be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn't do what you do, or think as you think... ~ Malcolm X

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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Barak Obama, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela

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Allow students to voice their opinion and allow for all views to be shared within a classroom! Diversity needs to be accepted not only noticed!

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American political activist, scholar, professor, author and nationally prominent radical of the 1960s, Angela Davis. Of well educated southern parents, she studied in the US, France and Germany, and became a leader of the Communist Party USA, and closely involved with the Black Panther Party through the Civil Rights Movement. She popularised the 'afro' hairstyle and generated pride in many African Americans, and respect for her uncompromising stance, amongst students around the world

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“Old” New Route 66 Decor

There is no one who embodies standing up to inequality better than Rosa Parks.

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Take a step for what is right. now keep going. other will join you and make it a march.

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alphabeticallyagent: “Dr. King and other Civil Rights Leaders at Clark Atlanta University, 1960. ”

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