By Gia Minisolo
Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play on a major league baseball. He played for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
President Truman ordered the integration of all units of armed forces. African Americans and whites fought together, side by side in the Korean War
Oliver Brown sued board of education because his daughter Linda had to cross dangerous railroads to get to her school which did not give her a good education, when there was a school for whites right near her home.
At the age of 14 Emmett Till was beaten and then shot in the head after he flirted with a white women.
Rosa Parks went on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama she sat in the front, she was asked to move but refused
Nine black students would go to Central School but Faubus the governor of Arkansas called the national guard to keep them out
Four African American students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University sat down at a lunch counter for whites only.
The SNCC was a important organization which was against violence
Freedom riders were political protests against segregation by blacks and whites who rode buses through the South
One hundred school students from Alabama marched to talk to their mayor about the city's segregation
This act was a way for discrimination to be prohibited in public places.
Jackson was a civil rights protester who was shot and killed by James Bonard Fowler an Alabama state trooper.
The march from Selma to Montgomery which is also known as Bloody Sunday, the march was an attempt to demand the right to vote for African Americans
The Voting rights act prohibited discrimination when it came to voting