Cilvil rights timeline

Events

PLESSY v. FERGUSON

Jun 21 1896

Jackie Robinson joins baseball

jun 18 1947

presedent Trumen Desegregates army

July 26 1948

Brown v. Board of Education

May 17, 1954

Murder of Emmett Till

August 28, 1955

little rock nine & Central high school

sep 1 1955

Rosa parks & The Montgomery bus Boycott

dec 1 1955

founding of SCLC

jun 10 1957

Greensboro sit in

1 feb 1960

Freedom Ride/ Freedom Riders

may 4 1961

MLK Letter from jail

apr 16 1963

MLK i have a dream speech

aug 28 1963

March on Wasgington

aug 28 1963

SNCC & Freedom Summer

Jun 1 1964

Cilvil rights act 1964

Jul 2 1964

Voting rights act of 1965

Aug 6 1965