Why We Can't Wait Character Descriptions

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. calls this person the greatest American patriot of the twentieth century.

Eugene Bull Connor

This individual is the racist Commissioner of Public Safety in Birmingham, Alabama who refuses to issue press cards so their actions are not reported to the nation.

Benjamin Bannecker

This person is a Negro designer who helps design the capital in Washington, DC.

Abraham Lincoln

This person is famous for freeing the slaves by signing the Emancipation Proclamation.

Dr. Aubrey Maynard

This person is the surgeon who removes the letter opener tip next to MLK's aorta.

Judge Ralph Bunche

This is the Negro judge appointed to the judicial bench to demonstrate that segregation and discrimination are not being practiced.

Booker T. Washington, Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey

These individuals are proponents of three alternative paths for Negroes to follow.

Rosa Parks

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