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  • Jackie Robinson

    Jackie Robinson
    Jackie Robinson made history in 1947 when he broke baseball's color barrier. A talented player, Robinson won the National League Rookie of the Year award his first season, and helped the Dodgers to the NL championship. The first of his six trips to the World Series. Despite his skill, Robinson faced a barrage of insults and threats because of his race. The courage which Robinson handled the abuses inspired a generation of blacks to question "separate but equal" and help Civil rights movement.
  • Executive 9981

    Executive 9981
    Truman wipes out segregation in armed forces with the executive order 9981. This was a large role played by A Phillip Randolph and Grant Reynolds. The order expanded on order 8802 by establishing equality of treatment and opportunity in the Armed Services for people of all races, religions, or national origins.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    The Brown v. Board of Education was when the U.S. Supreme Court said that racial segregation in public schools betrayed the 14th Amendment. They voted so that different educational facilities for different colored students were not united. This later inspired the American civil rights movement.

    The national Association for the Advancement of Colored people was founded in 1909.NAACP focused on legal strategies to end civil right issues.They called for federal anti lynching laws and also challenged the law about segregated schools.They changed the segregation rules for schools when Brown V.S. Board of Education happened. All though other civil right groups showed up the NAACP stay the most prominent.They co-organized the March on Washington in 1963. They also lobbied for 1965 voting act.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks did not care what color her skin was, she refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white person in1955. She helped begin the Civil Rights Movement because of her brave actions. Rosa Parks eventually became a well-respected person because of her amazing strength while trying to finish segregation once and for all.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    The Montgomery Bus Boycott was where African Americans refused to go on city buses in Montgomery, Alabama. It was the first huge even dealing with segregation. This happened four days before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man. The day Rosa Parks’ had her court hearing was the day they prohibited public buses by blacks in Montgomery.
  • SCLC

    Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), civil-rights organization founded in 1957 by Martin Luther King, Jr., and lead by him until his death in 1968. Made up largely of African-American people from the South and a product of the bus boycott that King had led. This was one of the non violent ways to take cuts at civil rights. SCLC sponsored the massive march on Washington in 1963. Ralph Abernathy headed the SCLC after King's death.The SCLC continues to sponsor a number of programs.
  • Sit-ins

    Sit-ins where another non voilent way of protesting againest civil rights. blacks would sit in all white places. Sit-ins started out small then they happened all the time down south. One of the earliest sit ins where in durham north carolina. Three woman and for men sat in an ice cream pollar but later arrseted for tressaping. This made it easier for other people to do sit-ins.
  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders
    Freedom riders are people that ride the bus down the south. They set in the back of the buses and mixed with the whites. This was another form of unviolent protest. The first freedom ride left from Washington, Dc on May 4th 1961 and rode to New Orleans.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    It was a political gathering for Jobs and Freedom, on August 28, 1963. It was meant to help out African American’s with their problems with being segregated. It was popular struggle for civil rights in the United States during that time and it also was ended in the well-known Martin Luther King Jr.’s "I Have a Dream" speech.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr.
    Martin Luther King Jr. was a man who truly had a huge hatred for segregation. He spoke the famous “I have a dream” speech to share his dream with the world. His dream was that everyone will be equal and no person will be segregated just because of their race.
  • A Phillip Randolph

    A Phillip Randolph
    A Phillip Randolph was a leader in the civil rights movement, American labor movement. Brotherhood of sleeping car porters was organized by him which was the first black labor union. He led the march on Washington movement were Mr. King gave the “I have a dream” speech. Which got FDR to issue Executive order 8802 in 1941. This meant banning discrimination in war industries during WW2. Also in 1948 executive order 9981 which meant there was no more segregation in armied forces was becasue of him.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Civil Rights Act of 1964
    Martin Luther King Jr. was a man who truly had a huge hatred for segregation. He spoke the famous “I have a dream” speech to share his dream with the world. His dream was that everyone will be equal and no person will be segregated just because of their race.
  • Malcolm X

    Malcolm X
    He challenged the civil rights movement. He insisted people to defend themselves because of white people’s violent behavior. A week after his house got firebombed, he was shot to death by a Nation of Islam members while speaking at a rally of his organization. After he was assassinate The Autobiography of Malcolm X, his book, informed people on his dreams for black people. It also then started the Black Power movement.
  • Black Power

    Black Power
    Black power is a slogan used by blacks to gain respect. These people who believe in black power do this for self determination. This was prominent in the 60’s and early 70’s. Emphasizing racial pride and promote black collective interests and advance black values. "Black Power" expresses a range of political goals, from defense against racial oppression, to the establishment of social institutions and a self-sufficient economy.Mr.King never used the slogan but made refrences in his book in 1967.
  • Thurgood Marshall

    Thurgood Marshall
    Thurgood Marshall was a U.S. Supreme Court justice and civil rights advocate. He earned an important spot in American history because of two of his achievments. He guided the lawsuit that ruined the legal “underpinnings”of Jim Crow segregation. He also made a “jurisprudence” marked by uncompromising liberalism, considerations beyond the law, and willing to oppose.
  • Black Panthers

    Black Panthers
    The black panthers where a group the believed in violence and would us guns to end segregation. They were founded in Oakland, California on October 15, 1967. The point of this party was to get there point across and show they aren’t afraid to enforce equal rights for blacks