Jackie Robinson was the first African American baseball player and he played with all whites which broke the color barrier.
Executive order 9981 made by President Truman allowed desegregation of the military.
The Supreme Court ruling in favor of Oliver Brown in the Brown vs. Board of Education case desegregated schools in the United States, which allowed for African Americans to go school with whites.
It showed the country that the military was willing to interfere in order for the ruling in the Brown vs. Board of Education case to succeed and to show how segregation was quickly falling down in the United States.
Emmett Till's murder was a spark in the advance of activism and resistance which was known as the Civil Rights Movement.
After Rosa Parks arrest for not moving into the "Black section" of the bus, an entire movement was started to boycott buses until they were desegregated in Montgomery, Alabama.
The sit-ins in Greensborough, NC desegregated many public facilities, set the stage for the
Civil Rights Movement, and set the creation of the SNCC.
It coordinated sit-ins and supported African American leaders.
They called national attention to the violent ignorance for law that was used to enforce segregation in the southern United States.
A.K.A the Childrens Crusade, was a protest of school children who skipped their classes to protest which ultimately
led to the desegregation of their downtowns and other public areas.
The rights being guaranteed by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 were the desegregation of all public places and that americans have the right to vote without racial discrimination.
His death led to the Selma Montgomery march and the eventual passage of the Voting Rights Acts.
Because of the sights of the violence that went on during the marches, President Johnson presented a bill that later became known as the Voting Rights Act.
Allowed African Americans to vote.