Made way for changes in places with segregation and discrimination, such as in sports.
As segregation decreased in the military, tensions decreased because blacks and whites would both be fighting for America.
Made way for several other court case wins for blacks against the segregation of schools, while also getting rid of the false "separate but equal" clause when applied to education.
Showed the Supreme Court and Government's support in desegregating the schools because they went against the mayor of Little Rock, and made sure that blacks would be able to go to school with whites.
Showed the extreme discrimination against blacks and angered many people. It helped get more people, even whites, to support the civil rights movement.
Encouraged people to take non-violent action to support the civil rights movement.
Like the bus boycott, it further encouraged people to take non-violent action and create strategies to support the civil rights movement.
Caused many people to participate in sit-ins and other non-violent activities to try and end segregation. Made the civil rights movement more powerful.
Led to other political protests against segregation and Jim Crow Laws.
Like previous events, it caused people to think about whether separate actually meant equal, and whether or not blacks and whites actually were given equal opportunities in life.
Very big step and win for blacks fighting discrimination. This law forbade the discrimination of an individual on the basis of sex and/or race in hiring, promoting, and firing.
Angered people taking part in the civil rights movement, and therefore caused more action, such as the march from Selma to Montgomery and the passing of the Voting rights Act to take place.
As many activists were attacked during a peaceful protest, many people finally realized the true evils and unfairness of discrimination, extreme bias, and segregation.
A huge step toward equality for all people regardless of race because blacks were finally allowed to and not afraid to vote.