Jackie Robinson breaks a racial barrier by joining white men on the baseball team the Dodgers
President Harry Truman attempts to enforce racial equality by integrating the military
Oliver Brown complains to court on behalf of his black daughter about racial segregation of the school
Emmett Till was killed for whistling at a white women while visting family in mississppi
Rosa Parks refused to get up out of a white seat and was arrested. This encouraged the bus boycott.
9 african american students were blocked by the national guard from entering a newly integrated school.
4 african american college students sat in a white booth at a restaurant and refused to move unless served
Provided young black people with a place in the Civil Rights Movement
They were attacked by mobs.
A march of hundreds of students takes place in Birmingham, Alabama
enforced by congress to give racial equality
Jackson was part of the civil rights movement and was shot and killed by a state trooper
Blacks marched to montgomery in support of voting rights
This act passed by congress banned any barriers in african american voting