Civil rights history

  • second reconstruction

    second reconstruction
    Was a bill to correct civilization and human rights and helps discrimination against African americans
  • 1954 Supreme Court decision Brown vs. Board of Education

    1954 Supreme Court decision Brown vs. Board of Education
    This law helped desegregated schools across the nation so black kids and white kids could go to school together Helped the southern school tremendously for the violence directed at black people to ease up but it never really did.
  • The Montgomery bus boycott

     The Montgomery bus boycott
    Was a civil rights protest during which African Americans refused to ride city buses in Montgomery, Alabama, to protest segregated seating.
  • The Little Rock Nine

    The Little Rock Nine
    Nine African Americans attended their first day at little rock central highschool where a mob of white people shouted racial slurs and caused chaos for African Americans attending little rock.
  • The Greensboro four sit-in-movement

    The Greensboro four sit-in-movement
    a group of four african americans started a sit in where they would sit-in a "white only" lunch counter and sat there where they were refused service because of their skin complexion but sat there till the restaurant closed and came back the next day bringing 20 students that were from North Carolina A&T State University which is now an HBCU college
  • Ruby bridges and the New Orleans school intregration

    Ruby bridges and the New Orleans school intregration
    A six-year-old african american girl attended a white-only school where she was escorted by 4 white men to avoid confrontation from the angry mob outside her school.
  • Freedom Rides

    Freedom Rides
    People in a group that included 7 African Americans and 6 white people where they went to test the supreme court ruling on the case Boynton v.Virginia the group of 13 Black and white people used facilities for the opposite race as their buses made stops along the way they were confronted by an angry mob of white people, the angry mob slashed the freedom rides tire the vehicle was set on fire and destroyed they were also beaten up where they could travel no further.
  • Mlk Assasination

    Mlk Assasination
    M. L K . was shot on his home balconey
  • JFK Assassination

    JFK Assassination
    John f Kennedy was shot and killed during a parade.
  • 9/11

    The twin towers in new york were struck down by terriots