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Violence and the Civil Rights Movement

By Daryl16
  • Emmett Till

    Emmett Till
    Emmett Till , a 14 year african american old boy, was murded for speaking to a whit lady in Mississipi. This showed African Americans that racism is getting out of control and they need to step up and do something about it.
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    After Little Rock Nine , President Eisenhower orders troops to force schools to desegragate. Important to African Americans because now they are getting equal education
  • Mack Charles

    Mack Charles
    Mack Charles Parker was an African-American lynched for being accused of raping a pregnant white woman.
  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders
    The freedom riders where attacked by KKK members while testing bus desegration laws. Important because it showed blacks that there is still not bus desegragation.
  • Willam Lewis Moore

    Willam Lewis Moore
    William Lewis Moore was slained during the one man march for segregation.
  • Brimigham Attack

    Brimigham Attack
    Children are attacked by the Brimigham police with dogs and fire hoes for marching. This was important to blacks because it showed how bad the rasicm is in Brimigham.
  • Medgar Evers

    Medgar Evers
    Civil Rights leader assassinated in Jackson , Mississipi.
  • 16th Street Church Incident

    16th Street Church Incident
    Three young children were killed by a bomb in Briminham Street Chruch. Bomb set off by KKK member. This is important to blacks because it shoed that KKK members are the main problem in Bimingham and that the use deadly force to get their point across
  • Abducted & Slan

    Abducted & Slan
    Three Civil Rights workers were abducted & slan by KKK members Philadelphia , Mississipi.
  • Jimmie Lee Jackson

    Jimmie Lee Jackson
    Civil Rights marcher gets killed by state troppers in Marion, AL
  • MLK Assassination

    MLK Assassination
    Martin Luther king was assassinated in Memphis , TN. This had a major impact on African Americans because Martin Luther King was one of the main people that started the Civil Rights Movement and was the main leader