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  • Plessy vs. Fergesun

    Plessy vs. Fergesun
    On this day, the supreme court came to a verdict about the seperation of blacks and whites, and in this decision they said that all are to be treated with equality, and that they are to remain seperated. Seperate but Equal is the doctorine this follows.
  • CORE

    James Farmer and George Houser founded the CORE, which was used for many si tins, or ways to prevent white people from wanting to enter places, so the blacks would finnaly get the service they deserved and wanted.
  • Brown vs. The Board of Education!

    Brown vs. The Board of Education!
    On this date, the Supreme Court ultimately ruled against the segregation of Blacks from Whites, and that it is unconstitutional and against the rights of the 14th amendment to keep them seperated.
  • Rosa Parks Bus Seat!!!

    On December 1st, 1955, Rosa Parks left her job as a seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, and boarded a bus to head home. Rosa Parks boarded the bus andd sat down right behind the white section, and in a few moments, the bus driver realized that a white man was standing so he told Rosa and 3 other African Americans that they needed to stand up so the young white man could sit down, and when she did not get up the police were called to arrest her for not following the rules set by the supreme court
  • Southern Manifesto

    A group of 101 southerners (members of congress) signed a document that simply said that the Supreme Court was abusing its right to Judicial power.
  • Special 3 judge panel

    Special 3 judge panel
    This panel, ultimately decided that the seperation on busses was unconctitutional and has to be stopped.
  • Civil Rights act of 1957

    this act went into effect, to help make it easier for African Americans to vote, and help with their protection of voting to be as fair as possible.
  • Little Rock 9

    On this date, the Little Rock igh School board stated that 9 African Americans must be admitted into the school of 2,000+ white students.
  • Four African Americans Enrole

    In the fall of 1959, four young African American men, Joseph McNeil, Ezell Blair Jr., David Richmond and Franklin McCain enroll at an African American college in Greensboro.
  • Supporters Join the Sit-ins

    February 2, 1960 29 other students had arrived to support the sit ins and by the end of the week 300 others had arrived.
  • The SNCC is Created

    In April 1960, Ella Baker invites African Americans to create their own organization, establishin the SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Commitee)
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    In this boycott, many African Americans vowed to no longer ride the busses, to show how important they are too the economy, and that if they did not ride the money loss would prove more great than they could handle.
  • Sit-ins Continue to Grow

    By 1961 sit-ins had been held in more than 100 cities.
  • The Freedom Riders Ride For Freedom

    In early 1961, the first freedom riders board several southbound interstate buses to draw attention to the states refusal to integrate bus terminals. Public Safety Commisioner Theophilus Eugene "Bull" Connor calls the local KKK on them and they are brutally beaten.
  • Malcolm X Becomes a Symbol of Pride

    A criminal who took pride in being black, Malcolm X showed others that he was strong and capable of doing anything.
  • Bus Segregation Comes to An End

    In 1962, segregation of interstate bus travel comes to an end as a result of the ICC and Justice Department.
  • James Meredith is Escorted to The University of Mississippi

    The governor of Mississippi blocked James' way, leading President Kennedy to dispatch 500 federal marshals to escort James on campus.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Incites Riots in Alabama

    Martin Luther King Jr. knowingly Incites Riots in Alabama, believing it's the only way to get President Kennedy to actively support civil rights.
  • Malcolm X Breaks from the Black Muslims

    Discouraged by scandals involving the Nation of Islam's leader, Malcolm X broke from the Black Muslim Faith.
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964 by John F. Kennedy

    The Civil Rights Act becomes the most comprehensive civil rights act ever and made segregation illegal.
  • I have a dream! martin Luther King

    Martin gives his legendary I have A dream Speech in support if the new civil rights act.
  • Malcolm X is Killed by The Nation of Islam

    After repeatidly criticizing the Nation of Islam, organized members shot and killed him on February 1, 1965.
  • JObs and Salary

    Only 15% of african americans held clerical managerial or professional jobs, and the average income was only 55% of an average white family.
  • Chicago Movement

    an event that took place and tried to shift to more economic rights for african americans, that ultimately did not help very much.
  • Stokely Carmichael Becomes Leader

    In 1966, Stokely Carmichael becomes leader of the SNCC. His term meant that African Americans should be able to control the social, political, and economic direction of their struggle.
  • Kerner Commission.

    Conducted a detailed study of the problem, and it blamed racism for most of the problems that were occuring.
  • Watts RRiot

    A series of riots that took place over a preriod of time, and the worst being in 1967. There were lots of burnings, lootings and skirmishes amoungst the people and the cops and national gaurd. All of this resulted in 43 deaths and 1000's wounded.
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1968 Is Passed

    The Civil Rights Act of 1968 made the purchasing of things undiscriminated, and if discrimination occured, a court case would be held.
  • The Sit-ins Begin

    Joseph McNeil, Ezell Blair Jr., David Richmond and Franklin McCain start a sit in at the whites only counter at a nearby Woolworth department store.
  • The Voter Education Program is Born

    One SNCC member starts the Voter Education Program but nontheless, local officials brutally murder three members when they try to vote.