Martin Luther KIng Jr. ~The children's march was the idea/plan of Martin Luther King, and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). He was big on equal rights, and freedom.
Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth ~ Fred Shuttleworths real name was, "Freddie Lee, Robinson. He also strongly believed in civil rights. Fred Shuttleworths was a minister in Birmingham, Alabama, and also co-founded the SCLC.
Rev. Abernathy ~ Abernathy was a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, a minister, and a close associate of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
Al Hibbler ~ Hibbler was an American baritone vocalist, and also believed in civil rights as well as the others.
Mattie Howard ~ Mattie was one, of the many African American highschool students that were arrested for protesting, and standing up for what they believed in.
Dannela Bryant ~ Dannela was a seventeen year old Parker highschool senior, who marched in the crusade. Her father owned a bussines, and that made her really involved in the movement.
"I was really, really involved. I didn't realize at the time how dangerous the situation was. The only thing I was concerned with was that I wanted my freedom, I wanted to be able to go where I wanted, like everyone else did." - Dannela Bryant