Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the MLB. He set a good tone for the rest of the African Americans to follow.
Intergration of the Military
July 26 1948
On this data segregation ended in the military, giving blacks get the same rights as the white men in the war. It gives a chance to blacks to show that they are capable of doing great things for themselves and the country.
Brown vs. Board of Eduation
May 17 1954
This was the date when the Supreme Court stated that segregation in public schools were unconstitutional. This changed the school system greatly in a positive way in black segregation.
Emmett Till Murdered
August 28 1955
It sparked the African Americans to stand up for the end of segregation and et the civil rights they deserve.
Rosa Parks/Montgomery Bus Boycott
December 1 1955 - December 20 1956
African American never stood up for their civil rights until now, which shows that they care how they are treated and want to be treated fair.
Integration of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas
September 23 1957
It gave Blacks an opportunity to get the same rights as a white person in school and get the right education they deserve.
Sit-In - Greensboro, North Carolina
February 1 1960
These were many sit ins at public places to end segregation at lunches and at public places.
Creation of student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee
It gave a chance for African Americans, wasn't as hard as a job owned by a white man.
May 4 1961
Groups of African American on buses that went into the deep south which then were attack viciously, this showed how much African American cared about civil rights which impacted the belief of receiving the rights they Deserve .
May 2 1963 - May 5 1963
Its showing that children's are starting to care how segregation is changing there lives.
Civil Rights Act
July 2 1964
It said people can not be discriminated because of there: race, religion, color, sex, or national origin.
Jimmy Lee Jackson Killed
February 26 1965
His death inspired the Selma to Montgomery marches, an important event in the American Civil Rights movement.
March from Selma to Montgomery
March 7 1965
This march impacted the way the government looks at the blacks and shows how much Blacks care about the right and equal rights.
Voting Rights Act
August 6 1965
It gave the right of blacks to vote, giving more freedom and choice to African Americans.