21st amendment repealed the 18th amendment. Making it legal to buy alcohol again.
Brown v Board of Education
The state of Kansas sanctioned segregation of public schools was a violation of the 14th amendment and was than unconstitutional.
White Citizens Council
The White Citizens Council were a network of white supremacist, and extreme right organizations in the United States, mostly in the South. The groups were founded primarily to oppose racial integration of schools.
Montgomery bus boycott
When Rosa Parks got arrested most African Americans to boycott the bus and walk. This started putting buses out of business.
Brown v Board of Education II
Many schools denied the original brown v the board of education. So the second one made them change with speed and integrate black students in all white schools.
Lynching of Emmett Till
Emmett till whistled at a white women so a white man beat him to death. The mother decided to have an open casket to show what they did to his son.
Rosa Parks arrested
Rosa parks was arrested for not giving up her seat to a white man. This started a bus boycott.
Bombing of Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth
Fred Shuttlesworth enrolled his kids in an all white schools making white supremacists mad they attempted to bomb him. Thankfully a church member standing guard saw a bomb and quickly moved it to the street before it went off.
Martin Luther King House Bombing
Martin Luther King Jr.'s house was bombed by segregationists. Because of the success of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is an African-American civil rights group. SCLC, which is closely associated with its first president, Martin Luther King Jr.,
Eisenhower sends in Federal Troops
President Eisenhower sent federal troops to Arkansas. They were there to protect the African American students going to little Rock Arkansas all white schools.
The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee was one of the major Civil Rights Movement organizations of the 1960s. It emerged from students.
Greensboro sit ins
African Americans would go ans sit in at bars were they were refused to be served, and sit and wait. This was apart of there many well organized non-violent protests.
Albany Georgia “failure”
Self demonstration protests got out of hand, MLK was arrested twice. When he got out of jail the second time he decided to leave town.
They were were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States, in 1961, in order to beat the non-enforcement of the United States Supreme Court.
White mob attacks federal marshals in Montgomery
Federal troops who were protecting the freedom riders were attacked by an angry white mob. The angry white mob could not believe federal troops were protecting this non violent protest so they attacked them.
Bailey v Patterson
This case prohibited the segregation of interstate and intrastate transportation facilities. This included buses, trains, planes, that had been segregated since their existence.
MLK goes to a Birmingham jail
In 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested and sent to jail because he and others were protesting the treatment of blacks in Alabama. A court had ordered that King could not hold protests in Birmingham.
Kennedy sends in Federal Troops
The riots in Birmingham started to get very violent. So president Kennedy sent federal troops to Birmingham to keep order, and protect american citizens.
Equal pay act
The equal pay act gives equal pay based on sex. Employer can not discriminate pay.
Assassination of Medgar Evers
De La Beckwith planned more direct action than boycotts. On June 12, 1963, he assassinated NAACP leader Medgar Evers shortly after he arrived home.
March on Washington “I have a Dream”
This is the famous speech that was the greatest factor to helping the civil right speech. MLK gave a speech in front of the white house and to a huge audience of protesters. Its fair to say MLK had a dream about this.
Bombing of a church in Birmingham
In 1963 a church with a mostly black congregation and also a meeting place for civil rights leaders was bombed. 4 young girls were killed, and many were injured.
Assassination of JFK
President Kennedy was shot in a presidential motorcade. He was hit from the crowd. It is unknown if there were multiple shooters for sure.
This was a volunteer campaign in the United States started in June 1964 to attempt to register as many African-American voters as possible in Mississippi.
Murders of Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner
Also know as the freedom summers murders. The three were members of core. One day before leaving Neshoba County their car was pulled over and all three were abducted and killed.
Civil Rights Act of 1964
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 ended segregation in public places and banned employment racism on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Malcolm X assassination
Malcolm X was shot before he was about to deliver a speech about his new organization called the Organization of Afro-American Unity. It was inside a ballroom in New York.
Selma to Montgomery March
marchers fought for the right to carry out their protest. President Lyndon Johnson talked about this at a joint session of Congress
voting rights act 1965
This law prohibits discrimination in voting. So all Americans a certain age can vote.
Black Panthers Formed
The Black Panther Party or the BPP was a political organization founded by Bobby Seale. Founded in 1966.
loving v Virginia
This case made it do interracial people could marry each other. the case happened because a white man married a woman of color and they were sentenced a year in prison.
North Minneapolis Plymouth Avenue a series of assaults and vandalism occurred. People argue that they were a series of criminal activities.
This was the bloodiest race riot in the "Long, hot summer of 1967." Composed mainly of confrontations between black people and the police.
Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr., an American civil rights leader, was shot at a Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 4, 1968. He was rushed to a local Hospital, and was pronounced dead.
Assassination of Robert “Bobby” Kennedy
He just won the California primaries. He was than shot in his hotel. Before he could get the presidential nomination.