For a long time professional baseball had been restricted to only White and Negro teams.
Negros have fought for the U.S. before, but never honored like White's were.
The first laws to finally desegregate all public school in America.
This showed the injustice of the justice system because the two men who brutally murdered this 14-year-old, were found not guilty.
The Rosa Parks and Montgomery Bus Boycott ended segregation on public transportation systems.
This was the first time in history where black students attended an all white public school.
This sparked a sit-in movement that instantly spread throughout colleges, towns, and cities throughout the North, and South.
This committee gave a voice to young blacks who wanted to move this Civil Rights Movement at their own pace and their own way.
Freedom rides put pressure on the federal government to do something about this because even people up North were turning against segregationists, and it motivated blacks in the South to show that they were still able to do something.
The children's march prompted President Kennedy to publicly support racial equality and passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The Civil Rights Act officially ended all legal segregation throughout the U.S., which also lead to laws like the Voting Rights Act, and the Fair Housing Act.
The death of Jimmie Lee Jackson lead to the start of the march from Selma to Montgomery.
Even though the point of the march was for the right to carry out their protest it addressed other issues and led to the Voting Rights Act.
The act banned the use of literacy tests, which made it available for more black people not already registered to successfully registered.