An order set up by Abraham Lincoln and was a war measure during the American Civil War.
Plessey v. Ferguson
This was a law set by the United states Supreme court to segregate the different races. They beleived it was "seperate but equil" which they were not equil.
Founding of NAACP
An African-American civil rights group that wanted to ensure rights.
An African American movement known as the "New Negro Movement" named in after 1925 anthology by Alain Locke.
Emmett Till murder
Emmett Till was abducted and murdered for alledgedly wistling at a white woman Carolyn Bryant while at a grocery outlet to buy some candy.
Rosa Parks bus boycott
During the time of segregation, African Americans had to give up their seat to a white person. Rosa Parks was worn out after a day of working on her feat, refused to give up her seat and was incarcerated for it.
Little Rock 9
African Americans enrolled into this highschool to prevent being in a racialy segregated school.
I Have a Dream speech
This was a speech writen by an African American preacher. He wrote the speech to get equil rights for African Americans.
Martin Luther King assasination
The activist Martin Luther King was assasinated at Lorraine Motel by James Earl Ray. He was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital, and was pronounced dead at 7:05 pm.