These were acts that impacted the civil rights movement
First African American to break the barrier in MLB
Desegregation of the armed forces was a major civil rights victory for African Americans
This ruling paved the way for integration and was a major victory of the civil right movement
When the murderers were acquitted it shocked people across the country and around the world. It lit a spark that helped ignite the modern civil rights movement.
Parks act of defiance with the Montgomery Bus Boycott became an important symbol
Supreme court ruled that segregation in public schools is unconstitutional
It launched a wave of anti segregation sit ins across the south
Was one of the most important organizations. It started as a student meeting and grew into a larger organization.
The freedom rides and violent reactions provoked the credibility of the American Cilvil rights movement
President JFK fully supported racial equality after hearing about this event.
It was a landmark for civil rights legislation in the US that outlawed discrimination.
The act is considered to be the most effective piece of civil rights legislation ever to be created in the US.
He was a civil rights protester who was shot and killed of his desire to vote.
Known as bloody sunday that marked a political and emotional reaction of the Civil Rights Movement.