Buzz Boycott

By natt.19
  • Brown v Board of education

    Brown v Board of education
    Brown v board of education-supreme court decision. Was a Supreme Court case to end segregation. 9-0 decision - or unamious, for equal protection under the 14th amendment. After the decision violence and riots broke out with some schools closing.
  • Emmit Till

    Emmit Till
    Murder of Emmet Till. 14 year old boy from Chicago, visiting family. He was accused of whistling at a white women. Roy Bryant and Jw Mila kidnap, beat, shot, killed, and then threw Emmets body in the river. MaimeTill, Emmets mother had an open casket funeral. Both men stood trial, and found not guilty. *Spark to start civil rights movement”
  • Rosa parks

    Rosa parks
    Rosa parks refused to move Sears and she is arrested. It leads into a bus boycott. Nonvident protest.
  • Bus Boycott

    Bus Boycott
    Bus boycott begins and last 381 days. Martin Kither Kong emerges as the leader of the bus boycott. 1st large scale demonstration-nonviolent in the u.s. very successful because 75% of all riders are black.
  • Southern Christian Leadership

    Southern Christian Leadership
    Started after the bus boycott to organize protest. Martin Luther King was elected President. Organized protest around the south to coordinate events such Greensboro siting, March on Washington and Selma.After MLK’s assassnation it declined, still exist today.
  • Little Rock Nine/ Arkansas

    Little Rock Nine/ Arkansas
    Testing Brown v Board of Eduction decision. 9 students were vetted to under go this test. Airborn101 escorted students to class. Following year, all public schools closed(1958) and in August 29, 1959 schools reopened
  • Greensboro sit in

    Greensboro sit in
    4 college students sat down at a lunch counter at Woolworth’s to be served. They were refused service. Continued to “sit-in” and others joined the protest spread to other towns. There was a force change.
  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders
    2 weeks bus trips to the Deep South to deliberately violate Jim Crow Laws. Or was organized by CORE. The buses were burned and riders were beaten by KKK. Nov 1, 1961, white and colored signs are removed from bust stations, train stations and lunch counters.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    For jobs and freedom was to advocate for the civil and economic rights of African Americans. 250,000 people were in attendance at the Lincoln Memorial. MLK was the last to speak, and gave his “I have a dream speech.” 70-80% of Marchers were black. It helped to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Civil Right Act of 1964

    Civil Right Act of 1964
    Forbids employers and labor unions to discriminate against any person on grounds of race, color, religion, sex, physical disability or age in job related matters. Prohibits discrimination against race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or physical disabilities. Can not be refused service.
  • March on Selma

    March on Selma
    It is known as Bloody Sunday. 600 students March from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to get the right to vote. They walked 54 miles and were stopped at the bridge, seen on national television. LBJ order the passage of 1965 voting right law. 2nd March took place on March 21, 24 days with 25,000 including MLK
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Voting Rights Act of 1965
    One of the most comprehensive pieces of legislation in US History. Blacks were registering to vote and being elected to public office.