JFK - Civil Rights - June 11, 1963 - Part 1/2

JFK - Civil Rights - June 11, 1963 - Part 1/2

Frank Sinatra was a big activist in the civil rights movement, refusing to stay at hotels that didn't allow "Blacks". Even using his mafia ties to help get labor unions behind JFK because he knew they shared the same opinions on equal rights.

Frank Sinatra was a big activist in the civil rights movement, refusing to stay at hotels that didn't allow "Blacks". Even using his mafia ties to help get labor unions behind JFK because he knew they shared the same opinions on equal rights.

JFK's Civil Rights Speech Transformed National Debate

JFK's Civil Rights Speech Transformed National Debate

On June President John F. Kennedy gave his Civil Rights Address, calling for the legislation that later became the

civil rights movement on pinterest | jfk civil rights movement repinned from our civil rights the fight for ...

civil rights movement on pinterest | jfk civil rights movement repinned from our civil rights the fight for ...

JFK, Freedom Riders and the Civil Rights Movement Lesson Plan: covers the Freedom Riders' influence on the Kennedy Administration, the Birmingham Movement, and the March on Washington #ccss #civilrights

JFK, Freedom Riders and the Civil Rights Movement Lesson Plan: covers the Freedom Riders' influence on the Kennedy Administration, the Birmingham Movement, and the March on Washington #ccss #civilrights

"President Kennedy may have been reluctant to push ahead with civil rights legislation, but millions of African Americans would not wait. Eventually, the administration was compelled to act."

"President Kennedy may have been reluctant to push ahead with civil rights legislation, but millions of African Americans would not wait. Eventually, the administration was compelled to act."

Pinterest
Search