Civil Rights Speech Outline

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Civil Rights Movement 1. Specific purpose: To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. and explain his significance in the struggle of the pro-longed civil rights movement. 2. Central idea: The civil rights movement changed the life of blacks significantly. Without, the leader Martin Luther King Jr., blacks would still be suffering from dehumanization. 3. Introduction I. Discrimination against blacks A. Emmitt till visits Mississippi to visit family, then is kidnapped, several beaten, then shot to death. i. Later in the same year, Rosa Parks was arrested for not giving up her seat to a white man. B. In Little Rock, Arkansas nine black students are refused to be let into a white high school, these students later became identified as “Little Rock
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