This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - This person was a well educated, middle-class Negro preacher who had earned his Doctorate Degree in Theology at the age of twenty-four years.
Rosa Parks - This person was a young seamstress who boarded the Cleveland Avenue bus headed home after a long day of work. She sat at the beginning of the section reserved for Negro riders.
Ralph Abernathy - This person was a young minister of Montgomery's First Baptist Church who was to become central in the leadership of the Civil Rights Movement.
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