Jackie Robinson impacted the civil rights movement by breaking the color barrier in a national sport.
This impacted the civil rights movement by adding federal power against discrimination.
Brown vs. Board of education case impacted the movement by making the statement, "separate but equal" now seen as unequal and unjust, at least by the federal government.
His death galvanized the movement and showed a lot of people how brutal discrimination was.
The impact this event had was that one of the leaders of this boycott (Martin Luther King Jr.) went on to become the leader of the civil rights movement and on to majorly help change America.
This impacted the civil rights movement by showing how persistent the federal government was at stopping discrimination
The SNCC impacted the movement by allowing people to volunteer or even donate to help the case and by being a voice for the people against violent oppression.
This small sit-in started a wave of nonviolence protest.
Freedom riders not only brought about National attention but also pushed the law to change about public train and bus stations.
This impacted the movement by creating national publicity of the horrible issue of discrimination
This act stopped the segregation of people in public places and many private businesses, it also created hope for many people that equality was close.
The death of Jimmy Lee inspired a march from Selma to Montgomery.
This event sparked national attention and called forth the need for voting rights.
This impacted the movement as it gave many of the members the power to speak up in government and to vote for who they thought would make a difference and help out the movement.