African American Civil Right Movement

Timeline created by Eric Vang
In History
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The 15th Amendment was to prohibits the federal and state government from denying a citizen the right to vote based on citizen skin color.
  • Freedom riders

    Freedom riders
    The freedom riders were groups of white and African American civil rights activists who participated in freedom rides, bus trips through the American South in 1961 to protest segregated bus terminals.
  • Assassination's of Malcom X and MLK, jr.

    Assassination's of Malcom X and MLK, jr.
    Malcolm X was shot before he was about to deliver a speech about his organization called the Organization of Afro American Unity in February 21, 1965 and Martin Luther King Jr was shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968.