First African American to be in the MLB which caused a lot of hatred against him.
Prevented racism in the US armed forces.
A United States Supreme court case that made the "separate but equal laws."
Emmett, who was a 14 year old boy flirted with a white women. Then the woman's husband and his brother went and kidnapped,tortured, and then killed him. His body was found three days later.
Rosa Parks refused to move her seat for a white person on a bus and was then arrested.
Nine African American students were sent to little rock high-school,it was an all white high-school. Then a mob formed outside to try and stop the African American students from entering, then the armed forces were sent to protect the kids.
Little Rock Arkansas
The SNCC is an organization formed by black college students to fight segregation in the south.
People tried to protest against segregation by sitting down and not getting up.
They were a group of black and white people who organized a ride from Washington DC to New Orleans to protest segregation. The plan was to arrive in New Orleans on May 17 but they didn't make it because the were attacked.
Started in DC and were forced to stop in Jackson Mississippi.
People marched to try and rebel against racism but in the end many people bot arrested.
Outlawed discrimination because of race,color,religion,sex, or national origin.
Congress Washington DC
Jimmy was part of a protest that was attacked by police, the police kept on beating him and then shot him. This resulted in him dying.
The SCNN started to protest by marching, then state troopers attacked the marchers with clubs and many people were hospitalized.
Selma to Montgomery Alabama
Allowed some African Americans to vote.