This impacted sports and society, Jackie Robinson showed the nation that African Americans can be good at sports and that no matter the race or color of someone.
This gave equality to African Americans in the armed services that no matter what race, ethnic group, color or national origin they could join the military.
This desegregated schools in the South.
This sparked the civil rights movement.
This caused the bus segregations to be known as unconstitutional.
This gained world-wide attention, this also led to the desegregation of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas.
This started a movement to challenge racial equality throughout the South led by the youth.
This played a major role in sit-ins and freedom rides.
This encouraged a nonviolent war, when participants of freedom rides were jailed, they were expected not to be willing to participate in the civil rights movement once they were freed from jail, but the instead they wanted to receive their rights more than before they were jailed.
This made the nation notice that the peaceful action of the Children's March made them realize how negatively racism affected African Americans.
African Americans gained equality in hiring, promoting and firing in jobs.
This made African Americans notice their freedom and equality.
This showed that African Americans didn't want to give up on their rights and equality
After his death, president Lyndon Johnson asked Congress to pass a voting rights act.