An act allowing white and blacks to go to school together showing racial equality in a educstional level
August 28 1955
A young black boy that was killed for simply commenting on a white girl's beauty which lead to something called Emmit Till etiquette. This was a list of dos and don'ts for black and whites(mostly blacks)that where racially unfair. Yet if you followed them you wouldn't be killed, therefore if you don't follow these discriminatory rules you would be killed.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Rosa Parks stood up for how unfair blacks were being treated by doing something as simple as not sitting was supposed to sit on the bus and went to jail for it, but her story got out and started a group of people with hope and then went on to create the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Little Rock Nine High School Interrogation
9 black kids kicked out of school and portest against the black educational rights wanting to show that there is more than one definition of equality.
A couple blacks and whites would get together and purposely do sit-ins and spread the effects to people and start protests
May 4, 1961
Black sand whites would get in big vans and illegally cross state lines to stand up for equal rights and show that they need freedom.
MLK launched project C which basically was to have mass protests to end the segregation. This event also was the beginning of the great leadership of MLK
March on Washington
August 28, 1963
A march led in Washington DC by MLK and other black rights representers joined by up to 300,000 other people to protest black rights.
Civil Rights Act
Signed by the current US president Lyndon Johnson, the Civil Rights act of 1964 was to out-law any discrimination and segregation of race, color, religion, or sex.
April 4, 1968
MLK was assassinated by a white man in a hotel showing that no matter what makes a difference and how big it was, there is always a fault in the plan and something will always fall in the end.