Audrey Faye Hendricks’ family was friends with Martin Luther King Jr. He often
went to their house for dinner to talk about the segregation laws, and the plans to
end segregation. Audrey was the youngest marcher in the Children’s March.
After 3-4,000 young black people were jailed, soon after, John F. Kennedy submit
the Civil Rights Act to congress. Young people do indeed have a voice!
The student packet that I developed contains pre-reading concepts and
vocabulary, to be followed with critical thinking questions. There are ten post
reading activities students can choose from to show evidence of their
understanding of Civil Rights.