Jackie Robinson integrates baseball by being the first black man to play in the Brooklyn Dodgers
Integration of Military
White House memos indicated that the President was determined to end military segregation by executive order.
Brown vs Board of Education
Brown vs Board of Education was based on State-sanctioned segregation of public schools was a violation of the 14th amendment and was therefore unconstitutional.
Emmett Till Murdered
Emmett Till was murdered for flirting with a white mans wife by dog whistling at her
Rosa Parks/Montgomery Bus Boycott
the Montgomery bus boycott was a 13-month mass protest that ended with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that segregation on public buses is unconstitutional.
Integration Of Central High School , Little Rock , Arkansas
police officers had to be stationed around the Central High School campus to ensure the safety of the Little Rock Nine, a group of nine African American students who were to attend the school and break the color barrier.
Sit-in -- Greensboro , North Carolina
four African-American sat at a white-only lunch counter inside a Greensboro, North Carolina Woolworth's store.
young people who had emerged as leaders of the sit-in protest movement initiated on February 1
seven blacks and six whites left Washington, D.C., on two public buses bound for the Deep South.
The Children's Crusade was the name bestowed upon a march by hundreds of school students in Birmingham, Alabama
Civil Rights Act
the civil rights forbade discrimination on the basis on someones gender
Jimmie Lee Jackson Killed
he was a civil rights protester who was shot and killed by Alabama State Troopers
March from Selma to Montgomery
Martin Luther King led thousands of nonviolent people to the steps of the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, after a 5-day, 54-mile march from Selma, Alabama
Voting Rights Act
outlawed the discriminatory voting practices adopted in many southern states after the Civil War