By: Dylan Verderame
He opened the doors for African American Athletes and he showed African Americans could be as sucessful as whites.
African Americans and whites were fighting side by side for our country.
African American children were allowed equal learning conditions as white children.
His death ignited the civil rights movements.
Segration stop on the buses and blacks and whites were slowely becoming equal.
The supreme court ruled segragation in schools unconstitutional and gave Black kids and white the same chance to be sucessful in life.
The African Americans were refusing the Jim Crow laws showing they will fight for their rights.
A group of Black college students sat in at a lunch counter although many were arrested lunch counters started integrating.
The freedom riders but pressure on the government to do something because of the levels of violence also they inspired other African Americans in the south to do something.
Children Marched in Birmingham and brought segregation to its knees and made people realize how bad segregation really is which led to desegregation laws.
This March led to the Voting Rights Act being passed.
The Blacks and Whites were now equal.
This was the catalyst to the March from Selma to Montgomery.
This law gave African American power socially now that they have the right to vote.