April. Job competition between white and blacks. started by the navy. 3 black men died. 26 race riots started by the killings of the 3.April toNovember. most started by whites. First in Charleston last in Omaha Nebraska. Blacks took vets jobs= tension.KKK lynchings.
Tulsa Race Riots
Oaklahoma. Jim crow laws were huge there. Most blacks live in greenland. Black Man was walking to the bathroom, fell, landed on white girl, arrested, started riots. Moved from jail to top of building. Whites broke into sporting goods store and stole guns.Whites cornered blacks and stabbed them. Whites tied a black mans neck, tied to truck, drove. Most blacks were homeless, whites burned their houses. 100-300 dead in tulsa race riots. Black schools destroyed, libraries, churches.
Sherif stopped train with black teens and arrested them for rape. White boys started fight with the black boys with 2 white girls on train. Black boys jumped off train and got sherrif. Lied and said rape. girls lied too.
Marian Anderson performing
fell in love with music very young. only needed 2 years of teaching, ended up getting 20 years. went to europe. Performed at caragi hall. Constitutional hall wouldn't let her(DAR) Elenor rosevolt quit the DAR and invited her to the white house to perform. later performed easter at Lincoln Memorial.
Holt st Baptist Church
sunday school going on when a bomb went off killed 4 girls. KKK was behind it. Frank Cherry was responsible as one of the four. It was rebuilt. caused the civil rights act to be signed. Kids were killed when they were rebuilding.
Civil rights activists. 3 other black people on the bus. others went back. she didn't. Bus boycott started. Riots. Protests. She was arested. Mother of civil rights. Civil rights movement was born that day.
Emmit Till case
14 year old. Picking cotton. they went to get a soda. Whistled at girl. Her husband and mob came and killed him. beat shot hung stuck in river. Killers arested but set free. 2 teeth left one eye out, one on cheek.
Little rock 9
9 black kids. Went to an all white school. Little Rock Arkansas. National gaurd blocked school. 101st came and escorted. 3 boys. 6 girls. March 23rd 1st day. March 25th 101st came. they paved the way for other blacks. they have a monument in Arkansas 2005 named testament. Minijean was literaly kicked out.
one of the first black girls to enter white schools. chosen. Teachers refused to teach and parents refused to keep their kids in school. Us marshals escorted her. Her dad and grandparents were fired. community was helpful. She helped with hurricane Katrina. Met with a psychiatrist.
Black and white activists sat in different sections in the bus to test CORE. There was a lot of violence that brought attention to the problem. They were arested. they met mlk. the bus bombings. arested again. There are no more colored signs.Bus was lit on fire.
house was burned by KKK. Father was run over by KKK. He went to Mecca. He was muslim. big part of the black power. Didn't want intergration but seperation by giving them land. he was agressive. He wanted to get freedom not peacfully. Some people who were arested were let out and killed by the KKK.
Was based on Ghandis nonviolence belifes.
First black man to reach the north pole. He and others. only 5 made it. He went with the first person ever. 1909
4 blacks who did sit ins and wouldn't move. started alot of sit ins. lots of riots and food thrown.
Against the Jim Crow laws. one of the first organizations. started in 1914
6 men against segrigation. started by Huey Newton and Bobby Seal. They were agressive and also looked out for kids with free breakfasts. They had a 10 step program to equality.
Jim Crow Laws
Laws saying blacks can't vote.
Riots and protests against Jim crow laws and for voting rights.
The first black person to challenge the bus segrigation.
Most violent riots and started some interest. Man was arrested for suspiscion of intoxicated driving.