Civil Rights Movement

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In History
  • 14th Amendment Passed

    14th Amendment Passed
    Constitutional amendment forbids any state from depriving citizens of their rights.
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    Civil rigts

    The Afircan americans rights are not equal to the rights of the anglo americans. I will tell you how they got their equal rights.
  • NAACP

    NAACP
    The NAACP began to lead lawsuits targeting disfranchisement and racial segregation early in its history.
  • Malcolm X

    Malcolm X
    Malcolm X becomes a follower of Elijah Muhammad
  • Brown Vs Board Of Education

    Brown Vs Board Of Education
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education is one of the most pivotal opinions ever rendered by that body. This landmark decision highlights the U.S. Supreme Court’s role in affecting changes in national and social policy.
  • Rosa Parks Boycott

    Rosa Parks Boycott
    Parks' act of defiance and the Montgomery Bus Boycott became important symbols of the modern Civil Rights Movement
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    The NAACP had registered nine black students to attend the previously all-white Little Rock Central High
  • Martin Luther King Speech

    Martin Luther King Speech
    200,000 people march with Martin Luther King Jr. in the largest civil rights demonstration ever
  • Civil Rights Act

    Civil Rights Act
    The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a landmark piece of civil rights legislation in the United States that outlawed major forms of discrimination against racial, ethnic, national and religious minorities, and women
  • The X Files

    The X Files
    Malcom X is assassinated in new york
  • The Death of Martin Luther Kng

    The Death of Martin Luther Kng
    Martin Luther King is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jesse Jackson

    Jesse Jackson
    In December 1971, Jackson resigned from Operation Breadbasket after clashing with Rev. Ralph Abernathy and founded Operation PUSH. Jackson
  • Black Leadership After King

    The Congressional Black Caucus is an organization representing the black members of the United States Congress