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1945-1960

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Tuskegee airmen 1  small square Tuskegee Airmen There was a group of African American pilots that fought in World War II. They were the first African American aviators in the United States armed forces.
Freedomrides 1  small square Freedom Rides Congress of Racial Equality planned a "Journey of Reconciliation," Designed to test the Supreme Court's 1946 decision in the Irene Morgan case, which declared segregated seating of interstate passengers unconstitutional
Harry truman picture 1  small square Truman Truman signed the Executive Order 9981. That said, "It is hereby declared to be the policy of the President that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin."
Schoolsegregation 1  small square Brown vs. Board of Education Came to the conclusion that segregation in public schools is unconstitutional.
Supremecourt1954 1  small square Supreme court The American Supreme Court declared the segregation in public schools in Brown v Board of Education
Tumblr kxo4qdicen1qamvyto1 400 1  small square Rosa Parks Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. In response to her arrest the black community launched a bus boycott that lasted a year.
Sclc king 1  small square SCLC The Southern Christian Leadership Conference was established and Martin Luther King, Jr became the president. The SCLC was in the Civil Rights Movement.
1997 039007 counts 1  small square Little Rock Nine Nine black students are blocked from entering an all white high school in Little Rock, Arkansas. The president Eisenhower he had some few trops go there to protect the nine students
Mlk photo 1  small square "I Have A Dream" This is when Martin Luther King, Jr presented the speech " I have a dream" There were 200,000 people that went to Lincoln Memorial
1153714943 0850 1  small square Civil Rights Act of 1964 President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits discrimination to all kinds of race, color, religion, or national origin
Nm mlk 08 080403 ssh 1  small square Assassination of MLK At the age of 39 MLJ jr was shot and killed on his balcony at his hotel outside.
Panthers 1  small square Black Panthers The black panthers were the black kkk. That were like the kkk but they killed white people
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