Civil Rights Timeline

Kim Silvester

Events

Jackie Robinson Integrates Baseball (Brooklyn, NY)

April 15, 1947

Integration in the Military (Washington D.C.)

July 26, 1948

Brown vs. Board of Education (Topeka, KS)

May 17,1954

Emmett Till Murdered (Money, MS)

August 28, 1955

Rosa Parks/Montgomery Bus Boycott (Montgomery, AL)

December 1, 1955 - January 1, 1956

Integration of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas

September 3, 1957

Sit-In (Greensboro, NC)

February 1, 1960 4:30p.m. - July 25, 1960

Creation of the SNCC (Greensboro, NC)

April, 1960

Freedom Riders (Washington, D.C.)

May 4, 1961 - September, 1961

Children's March (Birmingham, AL)

May 2, 1963 - May 5, 1963

Civil Rights Act (Washington, D.C.)

July 2, 1964

Jimmie Lee Jackson Killed (Selma, AL)

February 26, 1965

March from Selma to Montgomery (Selma, AL)

March 25, 1965 - March 30, 1965

Voting Rights Act (Washington, D.C.)

August 6, 1965