The U.S Civil Rights Movement

  • Murder of Emmett Till

    Murder of Emmett Till
    Emmett Till murder
  • Brown vs Board of Education

    Brown vs Board of Education
    Brown was going up against the board of education after they refused his daughter from a all white school
  • Rosa Parks and bus Boycott

    Rosa Parks and bus Boycott
    Rosa Parks refused to sit at the back of the bus and Montgomery refused to pick up black people
  • Martin Luther King murder

  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    9 colored students enrolled in Little Rock Central high school who were prevented from entering by Orval Faubus.
  • Civil rights act

    Civil rights act
    Allowed federal persecution of anyone who tried to stop someone from voting
  • Greensborough Sit'in

    Greensborough Sit'in
    Young African Americans refused to leave after being denied service
  • James Meredith, University of Mississippi

    James Meredith, University of Mississippi
    Racial Segregationists rioted and fought federal and state forces to prevent the first colored person from attending university
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    The march on Washington was protest with 250'000 African Americans supporting, and the famous i have a dream speech
  • Birmingham riots

    Birmingham riots
    Riots in one of the most racist city's with multiple bombings earning it the name Bombingham
  • Mississippi Civil Rights Workers' Murders

    Mississippi Civil Rights Workers' Murders
    3 activist were abducted and murdered by the KKK
  • Civil Rights Act

    Civil Rights Act
    The act prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin