Civil Rights Movement

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    Civil Rights Movement

  • Ku Klux Klan is formed

    Ku Klux Klan is formed
    The Ku Klux Klan other wise Known as the KKK was a Whites only "brotherhood". the group was formed because they were afraid the blacks would start to revolt in out rage now that they have there rights, but later became more a "hitman" group attacking the African Amercian groups in the darkest part of the night. they were armed with many weapons but were know for their white robes and pointed white hat. they always left a burning cross in the yards of the or near the homes of colered people.
  • Thirteenth Amendment

    Thirteenth Amendment
    This Amendment Prohibited Slavery.
  • Fifteenth Amendment

    Fifteenth Amendment
    This Amendment Gave African Americans and freed slaves the right to vote
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    This is a period of time that the African Amercian Culture was showing an begaan to grow. Music, dance, language, art, ETC.. began to flower. this mainly took place in the NYC streets of harlem. the most popular place was called the cotton club it seemed like every city had one, alot of black Mafias and boot legging started as a result of this.
  • Malcolm X

    Malcolm X
    Malcom X during and after his hard time spent in jail. He became a Muslim. Which means he was follow the faith of the quran and the Islamic leaders. not only did he have a strike against him because he was black but now he is also muslim. he was shot and killed on Feb. 1965
  • Emmett Till

    Emmett Till
    Emmett was a young man around our age that was a accussed of whistling at a white lady while in the store visiting relaitives. he was kiddnapped a few days later and brutally mudered, then later dumped in a river.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    After a long hard day of work Rosa Parks Decide to ride the bus home. when a white man didnt have a seat she was told to move, but she refused. she stated that she was just as tired as them and she is not moving from her seat. this event lead to her arrest and also many bus boycotts and sit ins
  • Sit-In's

    Four College students went in to a segregrated diner and asked to be feed, they were denied. they stayed until the diner closed and came back the next day along with 25 other colored students. this began to spread all across the south sit in's were a non violent way of protest that quickly turned viollent by the White store owners and white consumers