In memory of Christopher B. my fiancé who passed away seven years ago from brain cancer.
I will always love you Christopher. Always and Forever.
|Emmett Till: Killed at the age of 14|
after flirting with a married white
woman. Beaten, eyes gouged out,
shot and drowned.
|Participants in the Civil Rights Movement|
at a sit-in being taunted, harassed, and mocked
while having drinks poured on their heads.
|A sit-in. A peace protest enacted by|
blacks during the Civil Rights Movement
|A common weapon used against blacks who protested|
was being shot with a water hose on full blast. Many
were injured, some died because of those injuries.
|A Freedom Riders Bus is set on fire.|
|Jim Crow laws restricted blacks and white from using|
the same restrooms, water fountains, etc.
|Black men march hold "I Am A Man" signs|
|The Trayvon Martin Foundation|
seeking donations and volunteers. Please
|The infamous hoodie symbol|
|"We Shall Overcome" is the anthem of|
The Civil Rights Movement. It is still sung today.
|The March on Selma, Alabama. The first march|
came under attack. The second was held the
following Tuesday and 2500 protesters turned
around after crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
The third march was led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and had
protection provided as they marched to Montgomery.
|"The Little Rock Nine" are the first|
black students to integrate an all-white
high school in 1957 in Little Rock, AK
|Many people posted this image|
of Trayvon with this slogan to show
support and to show that anyone, any black
person could have been Trayvon Martin, killed
at 17 years old.
|James Craig Anderson: Beaten and ran over |
by a truck driven
by a group of young white teens
who wanted to go and "get a nigger."
|A young black woman is arrested during a peaceful|
|A young black boy is attacked by police officers|
and dogs during a peaceful protest.
|T-shirt for support of Justice for|
Trayvon Martin. It says "iRefuse To Keep
|A young black woman is carried out by police|
after a peaceful protest.
|Young black teen holding a sign that|