Civil Rights Timeline

  • Nat Turner Rebellion

    A slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County Virgina
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    The pursuit of Equality
  • Dred Scott Decison

    A descion by the suprem court stating that afircan americans were not citizens
  • Tuskegee Institute Opens

    Booker T Washington started building the institute And hired only the brightest of people.
  • Jackie Robinson Breaks Color Barrier

    Earned a letter in four diffrent sports
  • Brown vs. Board Of Education

  • Rosa Parks sits on the bus

  • Murder of Emmett Till

    Was killed after "Flirting" with a White women in Mississippi
  • March On Washington/ "I Have a Dream Speech"

    MLK Jr Speech
  • Civil Rights Act

    Outlawed major forms of discrimination against racial, ethnic, national and religious minorities, and also women.
  • Election of Barack Obama

    Barack Obama Was elected first in 2008 then again in 2012