Timeline of the Civil Rights Movement

All quotes are from Fairclough unless stated otherwise

Events

1943
1948
1950
1950
1950
1950
June 1950
1951
1952
1952
1952
18th May 1953
1954 - 1956
17th May 1954
21 May 1954
July 1954
31 May 1955
2 December 1955
5th December 1955 - 20th December 1956
1956
1956
26 January 1956
30 January 1956
June 1956
November 1956
20 December 1956
January 1957
1957 - 1960
1957
1958 - 1959
1958
1958
1958 - 1959
1958
March 1958
1960
17 April 1960
1962

1955-60

1960
October 1960

1960-63

1960 - 1963
1960
1963
August 28 1963
November 22 1963

The Kennedy Administration on Civil Rights

June 11 1963

The Freedom Rides

May 4 1961
May 21 1961
November 1 1961

SNCC's work in Mississippi, focusing on voting

september 25 1961
1962
1962 - 1963
September 1962
1963
February 28 1963
March 1963
November 1963

The Albany Movement October 1961 – August 1962

October 1961 - August 1962
December 1961
July 22 1962

Birmingam campaign

April 3 1963 - May 8 1963
May 10 1963

1963-5

July 2 1964

SNCC and the Freedom Summer

1963
1963 - 1964
1964
1964
1964
June 1964
June 21 1964
August 5 1964

Selma and the Voting Rights Act

February 1965
February 18 1965
MArch 7 1965
March 15 1965