Civil Rights Timeline

Events

Jackie Robinson Integrated MLB

1947

Truman integrated the Military and Federal Government

1948

Brown v. Board of Education

1954

Rosa Parks arrested

1955

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955

Civil Rights Act of 1957

1957

Little Rock Nine

1957

SCLC Founded

1957

Freedom Riders

1960

SNCC Founded

1960

1st Sit-In Protest

1960

Greensboro, NC

James Meredith- Integration of Colleges ("Ole MIss")

1962

Birmingham Campaign

1963

Voter Education Project Established

1963

MLK's Walk on Washington

1963

JFK's Assassination

Nov 23 1963

"Freedom Summer"

1964

Civil Rights Act of 1964

1964

Voting Rights Act

1965

MLK's Assassination

1968