G.R.O.W Week 4
Leaders

Learn about significant Leaders in Black History and their contributions to our community!

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Monday - Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was the leader of the Civil Rights Movement and the fight for equality for Blacks in the United States.

He is known for his "I Have A Dream" speech during the March on Washington in 1963.

 Craft: Nobel Peace Prize 

Tuesday - Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks was arrested when she refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger.

Her arrest initiated the Montgomery Bus Boycott and sparked the Civil Rights Movement in December 1955.

 Craft: Bus Craft

Wednesday - Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass was a leader in the Abolitionist Movement in the 1800s. After having escaped from slavery, he dedicated his life to exposing the truths of slavery and fighting for the equality of Blacks in America.

 

With works such as "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass," Frederick is considered the "Father of the Civil Rights Movement."

Craft: Camera 

Thursday - Malcolm X

Malcolm X was a pivotal voice in the Civil Rights Movement. He advocated for the empowerment of Black people in the United States.

 

Through his dedication and discipline, Malcolm X became known as one of

the most influential African Americans in history.

Craft: Passport & Airplane 

Friday - Harriet Tubman 

Harriet Tubman escaped slavery and rescued enslaved Blacks through the Underground Railroad.

During the Civil War, she worked as a nurse to treat soldiers and fugitives from slavery.

Craft:  Spy Kit

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