Civil Rights Movment

  • Plessy Vs. Ferguson

    Plessy Vs. Ferguson
    The Supreme Court ruled that legalized segregation was constitutional provided conditions were similar. This became known as "seperate but equal"
  • Brown vs. Board of Education

    Brown vs. Board of Education
    The case decided to overthrow "seperate but equal"
  • Emmett Till

    Emmett Till
    Emmett Till was kidnapped, beat and shot to death by white men.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    She refused to give up her seat for a white man in which got her arrested
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    After Brown vs. Board of Education ruled segregated schools were illegal, many southern school districts were slow to responed to this new directive
  • President

    John F. Kennedy Was president in 1961
  • Bombing

    A church in birmingham was bombed
  • Person in jail

    Person in jail
    Martin luther king was in jail in birmingham
  • President

    Lyndon B. Johnson was president in 1964
  • Civil rights act

    Civil rights act
    This banned discrimination