Sunday, 13 April 2008

I Have A Dream...

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King was and still is an inspiration. He was born in 1929, and in 1957 he was elected president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. He protested and fought for rights against black people of that time. His famous 'I have a dream' speech is still known today. He was awarded five honorary degrees; was named Man of the Year by Time magazine in 1963; and became not only the symbolic leader of American blacks but also a world figure.

To Kill A Mockingbird

There are many different book covers of Harper Lee's 'To Kill A Mockingbird'.

Harper Lee

Nelle Harper Lee was born in Monroeville, Alabama in 1926. In June 1960, she published her novel 'To Kill A Mockingbird'. It won many prizes and in 1999 was voted 'Best Novel Of The Century'.

Alabama 1930/1940

Alabama 1930/1940