Civil rights movement timeline
Allowed colored people to join the army.
Jackie Robinson plays his first major league baseball game.
The date the supreme court ruled in favor of Oliver Brown.
Emmett Till was killed for whistling at a white women.
Rosa Parks was arrested on Dec 1, 1955
The Montgomery Bus Boycott ended on Dec 20, 1955
9 African american students were escorted into little rock high school by the military and then integrated the school soon after.
4 colored men participated in a nonviolent protest in a all white restaurant.
One of the buses was set om fire but the riders were saved by a state trooper that was also riding the bus.
This was a march/protest to stop segregation in the south.
This law allowed blacks to vote and help change the leaders so civil rights movement would go faster.
This law stopped all segregation but still some states continued to do so anyways.
Jacksons death sparked the Selma to Mongomery marches.
These marches were also protests to show people against blacks that they wouldnt give up. Also these marches commerated those killed.
This stopped a lot of the violence from racism.