Thurgood Marshall was an American lawyer and was an Associate Justice of The Supreme Court. He contributed to the Civil rights movement by being the first African American Justice.
Thurgood Marshall - Wikipedia
Accordingly, the NAACP's mission is to ensure the political, educational, and equality of minority group citizens of States and to eliminate race prejudice. The NAACP works to remove all barriers to racial discrimination through democratic processes. https://naacp.org/
Rosa Parks was nationally remembered for refusing to give up her seat on the bus and was later arrested for that action and started an uprising leading to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr leading the march in Washington D.C.
International Civil Rights: Walk of Fame - Rosa Parks
Medgar Evers was a part of the civil rights movement and he actually was turned away from a poll by gunpoint making him realize how badly they were being treated. He contributed to the civil rights movement by becoming president of the Reginal Council of Negro Leadership.
Medgar Evers | NAACP
James Meredith, (born June 25, 1933, Kosciusko, Mississippi, U.S.), an American civil rights activist who gained national renown at a key juncture in the civil rights movement in 1962, when he became the first African American student at the University of Mississippi.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Meredith
John Lewis was one of the "Big Six" leaders of the civil rights movement around the 1960s and was really important and apparently was a part of the “Bloody Sunday”. John Lewis was a freedom rider and was really important to the civil rights movement when he entered congress.
John Lewis - Death, Congress & Civil Rights - Biography
Stokely Carmichael was a prominent organizer of the civil rights movement and was a huge contributor and did many things like Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee also known as the (SNCC). He was a big contributor to the civil rights movement and he was a reason we are where we are now.
Stokely Carmichael - Wikipedia
Emmett Till was a 14-year-old boy who traveled to Mississippi and was accused by a white person of harassing a white woman by whistling at her was later that night beaten to death by white people and the sight was gruesome and was a real eye-opener.
Emmett Till Is Murdered - HISTORY
Malcolm X was a contributor by helping people and was a religious leader. He pushed for people to accept people being adopted.
Malcolm X | Biography, Nation of Islam, Assassination, & Facts | Britannica
I think that the Montgomery Bus Boycott was the most important because it gained a lot of attention for civil rights activists. It showed that they were done putting up with the crap they had to deal with overtime. This event is also significant because people risked their whole carer to fight for what they thought was right. This event showed that they were done and they were ready to fight back.
With the goal of redeeming “the soul of America” through nonviolent resistance, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) was established in 1957 to coordinate the action of local protest groups throughout the South (King, “Beyond Vietnam,” 144). Under the leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr The organization drew on the power and independence of black churches to support its activities. https://kinginstitute.stanford.edu/encyclopedia/southern-christian-leadership-conference-sclc
Ruby Bridges was born September 8, 1954, in Tylertown, Mississippi, U.S.), an American activist who became a symbol of the civil rights movement and who was, at age six, the youngest of a group of African American students to integrate schools in the American South. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ruby-Bridges
Martin Luther King was a prime minister and was a part of the civil rights movement and was a main contributor to the civil rights movement because he spoke and wrote speeches. He was a part of the march in Washington D.C.
Martin Luther King Jr. - Wikipedia
Watts Riot started on Aug. 11, 1965, and ended on Aug. 16, 1965. The Watts Riot also called the Watts rebellion was where people gathered and started a riot that lasted 6 days in the midst of rioting it caused $40 million in property damage 34 deaths 1,032 injured and 4,000 were arrested. https://www.history.com/topics/1960s/watts-riots