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civil rights definitions

*civil rights

the individual rights that all members of a society have to freedom and equal treatment under the law

*equality

the same rights for everyone

*segregation

to keep people or groups apart-this is now illegal in the United States.

*boycott

to refuse to buy something or to take part in something as a way of making a protest

*compassion

is understanding and caring about other people's problems. Helping others is a sign of compassion.

*integrate

to include people of all races

*liberty

means freedom. Martin Luther King, Jr. worked for fair treatment and liberty for all people.

*trustworthiness

means a person can be trusted. A trustworthy person does not cheat, lie, or steal.

*civility

not saying or doing mean things

Where was MLK, Jr Born

Atlanta, GA

Where did the bus boycott take place

Montgomery, AL

Honest

People who do what is right and good

Dependability

You can count on them to get a job done

What sport did Jackie Robinson play

Baseball

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