VIP's of Civil Rights: by Carter Manning (Raul Gonzales jr. (Raul was…
VIP's of Civil Rights: by Carter Manning
James Farmer founded C.O.R.E. which stands for
congress of racial equality
. He was against segregation and wanted people to have equal rights.
Raymond Telles was the first mexican-american to be the mayor of a major American city, El Paso. He was the chairman of the EEOC, (
equal employment opportunity commision
) The EEOC started out just for colored, but then opened to returning veterans and people in need of help.
oveta culp hobby
Oveta Culp Hobby was the leader of the WAC (
women's army corp
) The WAC provided supplies for the war on location, and made the first women's army uniform because she was the first women general in the army and they didn't have any female uniforms.
Hector Garcia founded the American G.I. forum. And what that did is it helped returning veterans live and start a normal life. He himself was a WW2 veteran as well.
Lulu Belle Madison White
Lulu was a teacher and a civil rights activist. She wanted people to have equal rights no matter race or gender. She did what the whites can do, even though she wasn't allowed to do it. And she helped segregation.
Raul Gonzales jr.
Raul was a mexican migrant farm worker that moved to the US. He started work on the farm at a really young age and he was taught good work ethic. When he was older, he worked at the Texas Supreme Court.
Lyndon B Johnson
LBJ was a politician. He was the 36th US president, as he was the vice president. And he created the Great Society Programs.
James A BAker III
He was an American attorney. He was the White house chef of staff. And he was the US secretary of state.
He was the texas governor TWICE! He was deputy secretary of defense and he was the chairman of the Board of Governors.
She was the first American lawyer and the first African American elected to the Texas senate after reconstruction. She is also the first african american to be elected to the US house of representatives.
Henry B Gonzalez
He was a democratic politician for texas. He represented Texas congressional district. He is an amazing person