Greg Cocola Civil Rights Protest

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    Civli Rights Protest dates

  • Brown v board if educatuon

    Brown v board if educatuon
    In the early 1950's, racial segregation in public schools was the norm across America. Although all the schools in a given district were supposed to be equal, most black schools were far inferior to their white counterparts.
  • Montgomery bus boycott

    Montgomery bus boycott
    The Montgomery Bus Boycott officially started on December 1, 1955. That was the day when the blacks of Montgomery, Alabama, decided that they would boycott the city buses until they could sit anywhere they wanted, instead of being relegated to the back when a white boarded.
  • WoolWorth Sit in

    WoolWorth Sit in
    On February 1, 1960, four African American college students sat down at a lunch counter at Woolworth’s in Greensboro, North Carolina, and politely asked for service. Their request was refused. When asked to leave, they remained in their seats. Their passive resistance and peaceful sit-down demand helped ignite a youth-led movement to challenge racial inequality throughout the South
  • Freedom Rides

    Freedom Rides
    Freedom Ride 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 childrens march

    Birmingham childrens march
    The Children's march was to help stop segregation in Birmingham Alabama. Also It began because African American children wanted equal rights. They wanted the same treatment as they treated the Caucasian. They really don't care if they go to jail, they want there freedom
  • March on Washington

    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

    Selma to montgomery
    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