Civil rights timeline

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Jackie Robinson Integrates baseball

1947

After years of playing it finally led to no more segregation in baseball

Integration of the military

1948

Ended Segregation of the military

Brown v. Board of education

1954

Fought for there to be no segregation in schools and eventually won

Emmett Till murdered

1955

It was a big start in the civil rights movement

Rosa parks/ Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955

No more Segregation on buses

Integration of Central High school, Little rock, Arkansas

1957

No more segregation in all white schools

Creation Of student non-violent coordinating committee (SNCC)

1960

Gave younger African Americans more of a voice in the civil rights movement

Sit-in - Greensboro, North Carolina

1960

Led to the Woolworth Department store chain to reversing its racial segregation

Freedom Riders

1961

Made it possible so there was no Segregation on bus or train stations

Children's march

1963

Led to Desegregation in schools

Civil rights act

1964

Prohibited discrimination in schools and allowed segregation in schools

Voting rights act

1965

Gave African Americans the right to vote under the 15th amendment

March from Selma to Montgomery

1965

Helped towards the voting rights act

Jimmy Lee Jackson Killed

1965

Inspired a civil rights demonstration that led to the voting right act