What white people were important during the civil rights movement?
Some of the prominent whites who I learned about were Viola Liuzzo who died in Alabama driving civil rights activists throughout the state and was murdered by the Klan. Ann Braden in Kentucky dedicated her life to the work of Civil Rights and has left a legacy behind to continue that work. I also know of a white man from Michigan who had only one leg and marched the whole distance of the Selma to Birmingham March in 1966, Jim Letherer.
Presidents Kennedy and Johnson were very important during the Civil Rights movement.
It is important because the civil war freed the slaves, and the civil right movement helped African Americans gain rights. So if the civil war didn't take place there would be no civil rights movement.To answer your quesition, the civil war was important for the civil rights movement because one freed the africian Americans and one helped them gain rights.
There were many events during the civil rights movement, so this question is a tad vague. However, some of the more important events could be the threat to march on Washington D.C. during WWII, President Truman creating his 10-point civil rights program, the 14th amendment being passed, the revoking of the separate but equal doctrine in 1954. All of these events were very important during the civil rights movement, I believe that the revoking of…
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Martin Luther King Jr is important to American History because he led the civil rights movement which fought to gain equal rights for African Americans during a time when they faced various forms of racial discrimination. With the help of the thousands of supporters the movement succeeded when the Civil Rights act was signed by president Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964.