Showed that integration can work and that black people have real skills they can contribute to society and that they deserve a chance.
Key in showing that blacks and whites can work together equally and in showing that integration can work.
Key in eliminating bus segregation and showing the power of the african-american community when they work together.
Key in helping the public realize how horrible racism and violence toward african-americans was and how it needed to be stopped.
Ended segregation in public schools, a main initiative of the movement, and allowed for integration of other things, since Plessy vs. Furgeson was overruled in this case.
Showed that a Supreme Court Ruling would not be ignored and that schools would be desegregated.
Attracted attention towards the Civil Rights Movement.
Key in organizing many protests against segregation and in favor of the Voting Rights Act.
Key in helping the pubic realize the wrong-doings of violent racist people and in the enforcement of laws requiring the desegregation of interstate buses.
Helped the public realize how horrible discrimination is and how violence toward african-americans needed to stop.
A triumph of the movement that outlawed discrimination at large and segregation in public areas.
Key in calling attention to violence toward blacks and protests and in sparking the march from Selma to Montgomery.
A key protest which called attention to the movement and in the passage of the Voting Rights Act
A key piece of legislation that outlawed discrimination in voting, thus helping the Civil Rights movement gain political power and equality.