Political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery.
Nine African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School.
Group of African American men who went to jail after staging a sit-in at a segregated McCrory's lunch counter.
Civil Rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States.
A march for jobs and freedom.
Act of white supremacist terrorism. Resulting in 4 deaths.
Lead by Marti Luther King Jr. It was a three protest marches, held in 1965, along the 54-mile highway from Selma, Alabama to the state capital of Montgomery
Peaceful march from Selma to Montgomery as protesters were brutally attacked.
Spurred from an incident when Marquette Frye, a African American motorist, was pulled over and arrested by Lee W. Minikus, a white California Highway Patrolman. Police officers and the crowd erupted in a violent exchange.
The shooting of protesters by South Carolina Highway Patrol officers.