June 12, 1963- NAACP field secretary, Medgar Evers, is murdered outside his home.
Aug 28, 1963- March on Washington. People congregated at the Lincoln Memorial, participants listen as MLK delivers his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
Sept. 15, 1963- Four young girls attending Sunday school were killed when a bomb explodes at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, a popular location for civil rights meetings.
Summer of 1963- Freedom Summer. CORE and SNCC members tried to register black voters