Robinson's triumph evoked a sense of pride among black people, and made whites consider their supremecy
United States Military integrates
July 26, 1948
This gave minorities a sense of equal treatment in the armed forces,this act has been described as the pinnacle of the Truman civil rights program.
Brown V. Board of Education
May 17, 1954
It outlawed Jim Crow segregation in public school, this was a good sense of victory for the African American community
Emmett Till Murdered
August 28, 1955
Emmett Till's murder sparked the Civil Rights Movement
Rosa Parks gets arrested, Montgomery bus boycott begins
December 1, 1955
Rosa Parks impacted society at the time by standing up for herself and her race
Central High-School in Little Rock, Arkansas gets integrated
September 23, 1957
This impacted society by showing a school owner in the south that no matter how much he is against African Americans, he has to obey the law and allow them into the school.
Sit-Ins Greensboro, North Carolina
February 1, 1960 - July 26, 1960
This demonstrated their non-violent acts that impacted African Americans by not giving them a bad image because they would not fight back.
Creation of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
This impacted by advocating Non-Violence for African Americans.
Freedom Rides, testing Boynton V. Virginia
May 4, 1961
This impacted African Americans because they went to a place where they were not wanted, and still followed their non-violent policy
May 2, 1963 - May 5, 1963
This affected African Americans by showing that even though they were not violent, they still were not scared to fight for their equal rights
Civil Rights Act
July 2, 1964
This was a big event, it impacted the society by not allowing discrimination in employment and businesses of public accommodation, based on race, sex, religion etc.
Jimmy Lee Jackson Killed
February 26, 1965
Jimmy Lee Jackson was shot 2 times in the abdomen because he was protecting his mother and grandfather, this impacted society by showing how far people in the south would go against discrimination
March from Selma to Montgomery
March 25, 1965
The point of the march was to confront the governor of Alabama, and tell him to protect black registrants. This also showed, African Americans were not afraid to fight for their rights (In a non-violent matter)
Voting Rights Act
August 6, 1965
This affected African Americans by giving them another sense of victory. It is considered the most effective piece of civil rights legislation ever enacted in the US