Essays Tagged: "civil rights leader"

Ebonics in Schools

Oakland School Board's decision on Ebonics as a distinct genetically based language (Shister, p.1). Civil Rights leader Jesse Jackson defended Oakland's school over a controversial plan to recognize b ... estify at the hearing include Robert Williams, originator of the term Ebonics and Amos Brown of the Civil Rights Commission of the National Baptist Convention (N.A., p.1). The national debate on Eboni ...

(4 pages) 123 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Booker T. Washington and his work for civil rights

Booker T. Washington has been a most controversial figure in the fight for civilrights since his rise to fame in the late 1800's. Many who knew him believed that he wasa strai ... e Machine.Washington was born heard rumors about his father being a white man. Thesoon-to-be-famous civil rights leader grew up in a cabin with an earthen floor and a slavein Franklin City, Virginia i ... d president of the National NegroBusiness League, and was accused of stealing the idea from another Civil Rights activist,W.E.B. DuBois. The organization grew quickly, expanding from 300 delegates to ...

(2 pages) 138 0 4.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Malcom X Bio

Malcolm X, a civil rights leader in the 1960's believed that blacks and whites should be segregated. He also beli ... t of what he said. I believe that what he taughtwas teaching hatred. I also believe that he set the civil rights movement back because he "un-did" everything Mr.King stood for and did. I also disagree ...

(5 pages) 129 2 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Comparing Buddha and Jesus' lives and Ideas.

the human race in many different directions. These men include Ancient Athenian Socrates, American Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., Indian philosopher and founder of Buddhism, The Buddha, ...

(5 pages) 105 2 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The life and accomplishements as well as trials of James Weldon Johnson.

was a writer, diplomat, professor, and editor, who also described himself as a man of letters and a civil rights leader. He was the author of the Black National Anthem "Lift Every Voice and Sing" and ... was a writer, diplomat, professor, and editor, who also described himself as a man of letters and a civil rights leader, Johnson was a well-educated man of his time.During his first few years of schoo ...

(6 pages) 86 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Malcom X biography.

Malcolm X, a civil rights leader in the 1960's believed that blacks and whites should be segregated. He also beli ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Once a Dream, Always a Dream - Is Martin Luther King's dream still alive today?

Once a dream, Always a dreamMartin Luther King Junior, the influential American civil-rights leader, gave his famous speech "I have a dream" on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on ...

(3 pages) 105 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

MALCOLM X

Malcolm Malcolm X, a civil rights leader in the 1960's believed that blacks and whites should be segregated. He also beli ... of what he said. I believe that what he taught was teaching hatred. I also believe that he set the civil rights movement back because he un-did everything Mr. King stood for and did. I also disagree ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Malcolm X

nd an avid supporter of Marcus Garvey. Many things from Malcolm X's childhood led to him becoming a civil rights leader. Malcolm X became a notorious minister of the Nation of Islam where he gave serm ... f thinking would change drastically.Many things from Malcolm's childhood influenced him to become a civil rights leader. When he was younger he has many memories of things the Ku Klux Klan did to his ...

(3 pages) 46 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Coretta finally dies

Scott McClellan told reporters Tuesday."Mrs. King was a remarkable and courageous woman and a great civil rights leader," the president said in a statement."Laura and I were fortunate to have known Mr ... University. They married on June 18, 1953, in her hometown of Marion.As the young pastor began his civil rights work in Montgomery, Alabama, Coretta Scott King worked closely with him, organizing mar ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil Rights Movement: Key Players

The Civil Rights movement was the national effort in the 50s and 60s to eliminate segregation to gain eq ... arches, boycotts, and refusal to abide by segregation laws. My project is on the key players of the Civil Rights Movement.Martin Luther KingMartin Luther king was an American clergyman and civil-right ... ck boycott in 1955 of segregated city bus lines and in 1956 gained a major victory and stature as a civil-rights leader when Montgomery buses began to run desegregated. King organized the Southern Chr ...

(6 pages) 82 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Booker T. Washington and the Negro's Place in American Society

at meticulously details the life, achievements, viewpoints, opposition and controversy of the famed civil rights figure, Booker T. Washington.Booker T. Washington was the most controversial figure in ... c hero to black Americans, and in his later years he earned several nicknames.The soon-to-be-famous civil rights leader was born in 1858, grew up in a cabin with a dirt floor and was a slave in Frankl ...

(9 pages) 87 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ghosts of Mississippi

verlooks a family's house. A black man pulls up in the driveway, this man is Medgar Evers, a strong Civil Rights Leader for the African-Americans, and this is his house. Medgar Evers gets out of his c ...

(2 pages) 494 0 1.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

James Earl Ray

Justice for James Earl RayThe assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the acclaimed civil rights leader, shook the world. It was hard for the American people to accept that a racist pe ... unlikely that James Earl Ray could plan a crime as complicated as the assassination of a well-known civil rights leader such as Dr. King. The killer, without connections with authorities, would have t ...

(5 pages) 477 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Malcom X

MALCOLM X Malcolm X was a renowned black civil rights leader. He dedicated a majority of his life to creating racial pride in his black liste ... as a young adult, this created his dreams and goals and followed up with his many accomplishes as a civil rights leader.Malcolm X was born in Omaha Nebraska. Growing up his family was constantly haras ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"MR.Z" by M. Carl Holman

M. Carl Holman was an African-American author, poet and, a civil rights leader. His writings showed his concerns on racial issues. The poem, Mr. Z is an exampl ... had strived to conceal his nation was taken as the exemplary member for his people.A struggler for civil rights, the poet demonstrated his strong disapproval against the racial discrimination and the ...

(2 pages) 19 1 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Dr. King

s to African American History Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a minister, philosophist, and civil-rights movement leader. Dr. King believed that all men were equal and that the South should in ... 29, at his family home in Atlanta, Georgia. King was an eloquent Baptist Minister and leader of the civil rights movement in America from the mid 1950?s until his assassination in 1968. King promoted ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Controversial, First Black Supreme Court Justice: Thurgood Marshall         Thurgood

to be appointed to the United States Supreme Court. Marshall was one the finest and most recognized civil rights leaders of the 20th century. Marshall had a lot of liberal views that brought much cont ... sy upon him. Marshall did what he thought would make for a better country and most certainly a more civil and obedient America. Although he faced many challenges, he overcame them to become one of the ...

(4 pages) 1473 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

        Thurgood Marshall was the first black man ever to be

to be appointed to the United States Supreme Court. Marshall was one the finest and most recognized civil rights leaders of the 20th century. Marshall had a lot of liberal views that brought much cont ... sy upon him. Marshall did what he thought would make for a better country and most certainly a more civil and obedient America. Although he faced many challenges, he overcame them to become one of the ...

(4 pages) 772 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

        Thurgood Marshall was the first black man ever to be

to be appointed to the United States Supreme Court. Marshall was one the finest and most recognized civil rights leaders of the 20th century. Marshall had a lot of liberal views that brought much cont ... sy upon him. Marshall did what he thought would make for a better country and most certainly a more civil and obedient America. Although he faced many challenges, he overcame them to become one of the ...

(4 pages) 464 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law