Civil Rights Movement

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In History
  • Brown Vs Board of Education

    Brown Vs Board of Education
    its a case that involved Linda Brown from Topeka, Kansas and the board of her local elementary school. in eventually hit the supreme court and that decided that its unconstitutional for blacks and whites to be separated so the court declared that schools must be desegregated. this was more for southern states and integration spread slowly.It broke long unanimously overruled the ''separated but equal'' doctrine of plessy vs ferguson holding the first public schools violation of equal protection
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    An African American women named Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in the front of the bus when African American at the time should of sat in the the back of the bus.when she was arrested the black community had a bus boycott for more than a year until the buses were desegregated
  • The Little Rock Nine

    The Little Rock Nine
    they were the first 9 black teenagers to attend all white central high school. on the first day of school the governor of Arkansas sent the National Guards to block the studnets from entering the school but then Eisenhower the president sent troops to protect the students, every morning they faced angry mobs and several went on the gruaduate
  • Martin Luther King March of Washington

    Martin Luther King March of Washington
    200,000 people joining in the congregation the lincoln memorial where Martin Luther king gave his "I have a Dream" speech
  • President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act

    President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act
    the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination of all kinds based on race, color, religion, or national origin. The law also provides the federal government with the powers to enforce desegregation.