Was the black civil rights movement in America the work of a few heroes?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/history/20th_century/civil_rights_movement_america/activity/

Rosa Parks’ Legacy

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Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement

A short article : http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/newsenglish/witn/2005/10/051026_parks.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/hist/freeatlast/timeline/standard/bus/