Cry The Beloved Country

  • Cry the Belovec Country is Published

  • (A) Laws

    Prohibition of marriage between non-whites and whites, and the sanctioning of ``white-only'' jobs.
  • (A) Population Registration Act

    Required that all South Africans be racially classified into one of three categories: white, black (African), or colored (of mixed decent).
  • (A) No passes!

    A large group of blacks in Sharpeville refused to carry their passes; the government declared a state of emergency.
  • (CR) First Black Student

    James Meredith becomes the first black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi.
  • (CR) I Have a Dream

    Martin Luther King delivers his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
  • (CR) Voting Rights Act

    Congress passes the Voting Rights Act, making it easier for Southern blacks to register to vote.