"Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are." ~ Benjamin Franklin Those who are not affected must be outraged for those who are

Commonly known as a major pillar of the civil rights movement and an anti-violence Baptist reverend, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essentially condemns ambivalent people to hell for not taking a side on what is presumed to be racial conflict. This quote is actually a loose translation from a line from Dante's "Inferno." This statement illustrates the steadfast connection between the black church and political mobilization.

essentially condemns ambivalent people to hell for not taking a side on what is presumed to be racial conflict. This quote is actually a loose translation from a line from Dante's "Inferno.

Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. Assassinated: April 4, 1968, Memphis, TN Famous speech: I Have a Dream

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"You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right." - Rosa Parks #goopquotes

This quote is from Rosa Parks and can be used during a civil rights unit or just in the daily classroom. This will lead to discussion on doing the right thing in our everyday lives. This is teaching students how to be active members of their community.

10 Words of Wisdom From the Late Maya Angelou via Brit + Co.

We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color. - Maya Angelou Quote by Nate Williams Illustration and Hand Lettering

Civil Rights

Asking you to give me equal rights implies that they are yours to give. Instead, I demand that you stop trying to deny me the rights all people deserve. These rights are inalienable. We are born with them.

The African-American novelist and playwright also became a leading spokesperson for the Civil Rights Movement. #HappyBirthday quote speaks clearly. saved by Raychel Sanders

The African-American novelist and playwright also became a leading spokesperson for the Civil Rights Movement. saved by Raychel Sanders

Rosa Parks . . .   Need I say more ? <3 : ) ^.^

"Todays mighty oak is yesterday's nut that held its ground." ~ Rosa Parks, she stood up by sitting down.

"I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept." -Angela Davis

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I'm no longer accepting the things I cannot change . I'm changing the things I cannot accept . Wonderful woman who has aged remarkably and I love hearing this coming from her.

JFK Quote

Kennedy was the US president from 1961 to He was assassinated during his presidency. JFK believed in equal rights and making everything fair in his country.

Rosa Parks sacrificed her freedom for others. She did this by refusing to give up her seat to a white person, which sent her to jail.

Following Auction Of Her Belongings, Rosa Parks’ Collection Heading To Library Of Congress

The Words of MLK: 10 Civil Rights Quotes That Resonate Today

The Words of MLK: 10 Civil Rights Quotes That Resonate Today

Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer dedicated her life to securing universal voting rights and eliminating racial injustice in her native Mississippi and across the country. At the age of 44, she was fired from her job for registering to vote and soon became a leader in the civil rights movement. Thank you, Fannie Lou. #BlackHistoryMonth

Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer dedicated her life to securing universal voting rights and eliminating racial injustice. and became a leader in the civil rights movement. Thank you, Fannie Lou

Black History Month #MalcolmX

Malcolm X - Civil Rights Leader - Don't be in such a hurry to condemn a person because he doesn't do what you do, or think as you think. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today. -Malcolm X

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