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The Civil Rights Movement - Protests Timeline Ruhi

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    The Civil Rights Movement - Protests Timeline

  • Montgomery bus boycott

    Montgomery bus boycott
    Protest in 1955–1956 by African Americans against racial segregation in the bus system of Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Freedom Rides

    Freedom Rides
    1961 event organized by CORE and SNCC in which an interracial group of civil rights activists tested southern states' compliance to the Supreme Court ban of segregation on interstate buses.
  • Birmingham Children’s March

    Birmingham Children’s March
    Birmingham City Councilor Jay Roberson, District 7 Representative, has partnered with the National Alliance of Faith and Justice to empower students in the City of Birmingham to express their current discontent with the current negative behaviors demonstrated in and out of school.
  • Woolworth’s sit-in

    Woolworth’s	sit-in
    A group of African-American students from North Carolina A&T College, who were refused service at a luncheon counter reserved for white customers, staged a sit-in at the F.W.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    1963 civil rights demonstration in Washington, D.C., in which protesters called for “jobs and freedom”.
  • Selma to Montgomery March

    Selma to Montgomery March
    The Selma-to-Montgomery March for voting rights ended three weeks--and three events--that represented the political and emotional peak of the modern civil rights movement. On "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S. Route 80.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    1954 Supreme Court case in which racial segregation in public schools was outlawed.