Civil Rights movement

  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    is a landmark United States Supreme Court decision in the jurisprudence of the United States, upholding the constitutionality of state laws requiring racial segregation in public facilities under the doctrine of "separate but equal"
  • Brown v. Board Education

    A class action suit was filed against the Board of Education of the city of Topeka, Kansas in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas in 1951. The plaintiffs consisted of thirteen parents of twenty children who attended the Topeka School District
  • Emmet Till

    !4 year old who was mureded for filirting with a white woman.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Many African people would refused to give up their seat to white people so the African’s decided to not take the bus and hopefully shut down the bus companies.
  • Little Rock School desegregation

    Nine African students went to an all white school and one of the nine poured chilli on a white boy’s head and she got kicked out of school
  • Sit-ins in Greensboro/Nashville

    Four african students sat in a diner in a white only section and they refused to get out of the seat so they got arrested them others from different places started doing the same thing
  • March on Birmingham

    The African’s marched down Washington, marching for the Rights too be equal.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington was a colubating event, 25,000 people listened to speeches in Washington D.C about Civil Rights, Martin Luther King Jr. delieved his famous I have a dream speech,
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    enacted July 2, 1964) was a landmark piece of civil rights legislation in the United States[1] that outlawed major forms of discrimination against racial, ethnic, national and religious minorities, and also women.
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Is a landmark piece of national legislation in the United States that outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African
    Americans in the U.S
  • Martin Luther King Assassinated

    activist, and prominent leader of the African-American civil rights movement and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who became known for his advancement of civil rights by using civil disobedience. He was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968, at the age of 39. King was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:05PM that evening.