Jackie Robinson broke the racial barrier in Major league baseball.
President Harry Truman ends segregation in the military.
Supreme court strikes down school segregation in Brown v Board of Education
reported flirting with a white woman, at the age of 14 he was killed
The National Organization for Women and the United farm workers are founded
Black students were blocked out of Central High by white mobs and finally found a side entrance
Four black students sat down at a Woolworth lunch counter and sat until they were served and refused to move
Black children or minorities would not fight back to get the whites realize how harsh they were being to them.
A series of bus trips through the American South to protest segregation
The Children's March helped to earn the right to vote for blacks
Civil Rights act was made, prohibits discrimination of all kinds based on race etc.
Blacks marched for their freedom
Jimmie Lee Jackson, date of death, a protestor that was shot and killed
Congress passes civil rights act