KP - This is a timeline that can be hung up in the classroom to show events that led up to the Civil Rights Movement. It also shows events that have occurred after the movement, such as the establishment of Black History Month in 1976.

KP - This is a timeline that can be hung up in the classroom to show events that led up to the Civil Rights Movement. It also shows events that have occurred after the movement, such as the establishment of Black History Month in 1976.

This is an example of segregation in this era. The whites were seen much more superior than the blacks therefore jim crow created separate public spaces for the blacks and the whites.

This is an example of segregation in this era. The whites were seen much more superior than the blacks therefore jim crow created separate public spaces for the blacks and the whites.

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

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

In the pantheon of heroes painted on the walls of South Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago and New York, Malcolm X is a stern, somewhat ghostly presence. He's there, but not as frequently as the sunnier examples of civil rights leadership: Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama. He points a finger, frowns over his serious glasses and seems to repeat his famous line: "By any means necessary." Malcom X assassinated before he was 40, was born 90 years ago today.

In the pantheon of heroes painted on the walls of South Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago and New York, Malcolm X is a stern, somewhat ghostly presence. He's there, but not as frequently as the sunnier examples of civil rights leadership: Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama. He points a finger, frowns over his serious glasses and seems to repeat his famous line: "By any means necessary." Malcom X assassinated before he was 40, was born 90 years ago today.

Naomi and Wash were both experienced prejudice. They looked down upon by the white authorities and community members.

Naomi and Wash were both experienced prejudice. They looked down upon by the white authorities and community members.

Mugshots of Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, 1961. I love their faces and the range of emotions. All the tiny and not so tiny smiles, as if they know something. I wonder if they knew they'd win.

Mugshots of Freedom Riders, Jackson Mississippi, 1961. I love their faces and the range of emotions. All the tiny and not so tiny smiles, as if they know something. I wonder if they knew they'd win.

Black hole: Slaves on The Zong lived in these conditions for a year before they even left the shores of Africa

Black hole: Slaves on The Zong lived in these conditions for a year before they even left the shores of Africa

Fletcher I had SUCH a great time on your show! Listen to Fletcher Long and I discuss civil rights marijuana and requirements for judges to sit on the bench! Try to keep up as we zip through other topics like the theological concept of original sin as pride/self-deception and its manifestation in our legal system as for example laws against a harmless plant perpetuated by someone who was selfishly fueling anti-cannabis propaganda to secure a political position! http://ift.tt/2mJw8dR # #life…

Fletcher I had SUCH a great time on your show! Listen to Fletcher Long and I discuss civil rights marijuana and requirements for judges to sit on the bench! Try to keep up as we zip through other topics like the theological concept of original sin as pride/self-deception and its manifestation in our legal system as for example laws against a harmless plant perpetuated by someone who was selfishly fueling anti-cannabis propaganda to secure a political position! http://ift.tt/2mJw8dR # #life…

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