Civil Rights Timeline

Civil Rights

Jackie Robinson Integrates Baseball

1947

Integration of the Military

1948

Brown vs. Board of Education

1954

Rosa Parks/ Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955

Emmett Till Murdered

1955

Integration of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas

1958

Creation of Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)

1960

Sit-In -Greensboro, North Carolina

1960

Freedom Riders

1961

Children's March

1963

Civil Rights Act

1964

Voting Rights Act

1965

March from Selma to Montgomery

1965

Jimmy Lee Jackson Killed

1965