• Brown v. Board of Education

    1954 Supreme Court case in which racial segregation in public schools was outlawed.
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    Colby's Civil Rights Protests

  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Protest in 1955–1956 by African Americans against racial segregation in the bus system of Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Woolworth's Sit-In

    Form of protest in which protesters seat themselves and refuse to move.
  • 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/Boycott

    The Children's Crusade was the name bestowed upon a march by hundreds of school students in Birmingham, Alabama, on May 2, May 3, and May 4, 1963, during the American Civil Rights Movement's Birmingham Campaign.
  • March on Washington

  • Selma to Montgomery March

    The Selma to Montgomery marches were three marches in 1965 that marked the political and emotional peak of the American Civil Rights Movement.