Civil rights

Civil Rights Movement

  • Brown vs Board of Education

    Brown vs Board of Education
    The brown vs Board of Education was a trial about a black girl not being accepted into a elementary school
  • Martin Luther King

    Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther king was well known for his civil rights movement and his speech.
  • Murder of Emmit Till

    Murder of Emmit Till
    Emmit Till was a 14 year old African boy who was lynched after being accused of offending a white girl in a grocery store.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks was well known for refusing to give up her seat to a white man also known as the Montgomery bus boycott.
  • Little Rock nine

    Little Rock nine
    9 African american students who were originally not allowed to enter a school.
  • Civil Rights act 1957

    Allowed black people to vote
  • Greensborough sit-in

    Greensborough sit-in
    Black students refused to move from a cafe after being refused service.
  • James Meredith

    James Meredith
    First Black person to be admitted to the racially segregated university of Mississippi.
  • Birmingham Riots 1963

    Birmingham Riots 1963
    Riots after the bombings of African Americans
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    A march in Washington to improve the rights of African Americans.
  • Civil Rights Act 1964

    Civil Rights Act 1964
    An act by the 88th united states congress
  • Mississippi civil rights workers murders

    Mississippi civil rights workers murders
    The murder of 3 civil rights activists.