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Jackie

1947

when Jackie Robinson started playing on a white team it broke the color barrier in baseball

freedom riders

1947

it ruled that segregation on buses was unconstitutional

military

1948

President Harry Truman looking at the civil rights ended segregation in the military allowing black Americans to join the military

brown

1954

Mr. Brown was getting annoyed that his daughter Lisa had to walk to a black school that was far away and didn't give her a very good education when there is a perfectly good white school down the block

Rosa parks

1955

she stood up for what she believed and did not move to the back of the bus when she was told. this made black people made and the boycotted the buses

Emmett

1955

a young boy was flirting with a white woman and was killed

little rock

1957

9 black kids went to attend little rock high school but they were beat up cursed at ect that they had to be escorted by military guards.

sncc

1960

this was one of the most important committees in civil rights moment

Greensboro

1960

4 american Americans of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University went to a white only lunch counter

children march

1963

Young people of Birmingham Alabama brought serration to its knees

civil rights

1964

civil rights were something that every citizen should have no matter what skin color or race

voting rights

1965

This act was that discriminating in voting would no longer be accepted

jimmy lee

1965

he was a civil rights protestor who was shot and killed by Alabama State Trooper James Bonard Fowler

March

1965

police officers beat up black people for protesting it was also called bloody Sunday