Race Relations in the USA

Leaders

Eisenhower

1955 - 1961

Martin Luther King

1956 - 1968

Malcolm X

1959 - 1965

Kennedy

1961 - 1963

Johnson

1963 - 1968

Events

Brown vs Topeka

1954

Emmett Till

1955

Montgomery Bus Boycott

December 1955 - November 1956

Little Rock

1957

First sit in - Greensboro

1960

Freedom Rides

1961

Albany

1961

Birmingham March

1963

Washington Freedom March - 'I have a dream'

August 1963

Watts Riots

1965

Black Panthers

1966 - 1969

Acts

Civil Rights Act

1964

Voting Rights Act

1965

Higher Education Act

1965

Fair Housing Act

1968