The Civil Rights Movements

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  • Brown V. Board of Education

    They stated that it was unequal for the people to have seperate educational facility.
  • Emmett Till is murdered

    Emmet TIll was murdered for talking to a white girl by two white boys. The boys were put on trial and found not guilty
  • March on Washington

    The March on Washington was a big event in the civil rights movement 250,00 people went on this march. Martin Luter King Jr. delivered his famous i have a dream because of this march the civil rights act was passed in 1964
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    It was an act that outlawed discrimination. African Americans were allowed to vote.
  • Montgomery bus boycot

    The blacks were only allowed to sit in the back of the seats and the whites were allowed in the front. They started to boycott this by not riding on the buses and finding other ways to transportate. There plan was to put the busses out of business and to be able to ride wherever.