In August of 1963, D. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech in front of a crowd of 250,000 people. His speech, delivered in front of the Lincoln Memorial, came after a number of civil rights defeats. His speech galvanized the movement.
What impact might these events and images have had on Americans?
“This article is the infamous confession of J. W. Milam and Roy Bryant to the kidnapping and killing of Emmett Till. Reporter William Bradford Huie reportedly paid the men $4000 for their story. It appeared in Look 20 (24 January 1956): 46–50. Each section is divided and numbered with the original pagination.”
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QOTD #7: Is it possible for the law to keep the races separate yet treat them equally, or will segregation always mean discrimination? Defend your response.