The courage Jackie Robinson had to handle such abuse inspired many African Americans to question the doctrine "Separate but Equal" and he helped pave the path for the Civil Rights Movement.
This was important because it was the first time other races could become soldiers and support the United States, by uniting all races.
It helped the Civil Rights movement by enabling both blacks and whites to receive an equal education.
The murderers where never charged, and made a joke out of the killing, offending many and gaining support from many nation wide.
Theses events ended the segregation of public transportation.
The importance of this event is that the national government stepped in and overpowered the state government, reinforcing their supreme ranking.
This event sparked a series of Sit-In's where they showed that they deserve equal rights to be served where whites are served.
This committee helped by encouraging young people to remain Non-Violent when working to gain their rights.
After months of unequal treatment towards " Freedom Riders" Attorney General Kennedy ordered 600 federal marshals to the city to stop the violence and protect the riders.
This march helped gain the support of president John F. Kennedy, and led to the passage of the Civil Rights Act.
This act was the act that outlawed discrimination towards races, colors, and genres.
This innocent man was killed by a state trooper, while peacefully protesting showing just how unfair and prejudice the police where towards blacks.
This march protected the rights of theses people to freely march in protest.
This act allowed everyone to have a say in who received a government position.