Truman wanted black and whites to fight in the military together
He was the first African american to ever play in the major leagues, he also broke the color barrier and the whit people didn't like this.
Ended legal segregation in schools
Blacks boycotted the Montgomery bus systems because Rosa was arrested for not giving her seat to a white man, blacks boycotted for a year and hurt the bus company money
Emmett Till, a teenager from Chicago, whistled as a white lady, during the night white men went to his house and killed him
" The students non-violent coordinating committee" was one of the most useful resources in the american civil rights act.
Sit-ins were nonviolent protests, blacks would go to all white bars and sit down. They would take all the beatings and not retaliate. They refused to move.
These were people who rode down on interstate buses to the segregated united states south.
the purpose of the march was to walk downtown to talk to the mayor about segregation in their city. Many children left their schools to march
It outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
The first march took place on March 7, 1965. 600 marchers, protesting the death of Jackson were attacked by state and local police.
He was a civil rights protester who was shot by an Alabama state trooper
Designed to enforce voting rights for u.s citizens
A site of a forced school desegregation