Events

Events

Black Sunday

April 14, 1935

Black Sunday was a severe dust storm that occurred as part of a dust bowl.

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955 - 1956

The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit systems of Montgomery.

Little Rock Nine

September 2, 1957 - September 1957

Little Rock Nine was about Nine black students that enrolled in a all-white Central High School in Little Rock.

Freedom Rides

May 4, 1961

Freedom Rides was when seven blacks and six whites left Washington, D.C., on two public buses bound for the Deep South.

March on Washington

August 27, 1963 - August 28, 1963

The March on Washington was a march to end racism.

Selma-Montgomery March

March 7, 1965

The Selma-Montgomery March was about 600 people started a planned march from Selma to Montgomery Alabama.

Watts Riots

August 11, 1965 - August 17, 1965

The Watts Riots was a widespread rioting, looting, assault, arson, protests, firefighters, property damage, and murder.