Civil Right


    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is an African-American civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 by Moorfield Storey, Mary White Ovington and W. E. B. Du Bois.
  • Brown v.Board of Education

    The case that came to be known as Brown v. Board of Education was actually the name given to five separate cases that were heard by the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the issue of segregation in public schools.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks was sent to jail and became good freinds with MLK.
  • Sit-in's

    Four students from North Carolina sit down at a "whites-only" Woolworth's lunch counter and ask to be served.
  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States in 1961 and following years to challenge the non-enforcement of the United States Supreme Court decisions.
  • Birmingham Jail

    In the spring of 1963, in Birmingham, Alabam, it seemed like progress was finally being made on civil rights.
  • March on Washington

    The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the March on Washington, or The Great March on Washington, was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history and demanded civil and economic rights for African Americans.