The Butler

Events

Death of Cecil's father (Macon, Georgia)

1926

The Eisenhower administration

20 January 1953 - 20 January 1961

Rosa Parks/Montgomery Bus Boycott(Alabama)

December 1, 1955

Sourthen Christian Leadership Conference (by Martin L., Charles K. Steel and Fred L.)

1957

Cecil was hired as a waiter at the White House (Washington DC)

1957 - 1986

Luis Gaines goes to Fisk University

1960

The Kennedy administration

20 January 1961 - 22 November 1963

James Meredith: first black student to enroll at the University of Mississippi

1962

I have a dream speech (Martin L. King)

August 28, 1963

Assassination of Kennedy

22 November 1963

The Johnson administration

22 November 1963 - 20 January 1969

President Johson signed the Civil Rights Act

1964

Malcom X speaking tour

1965

Assassination of Malcom X (Harlem,New York)

1965

The foundation of the militant Black Panthers (Oakland,California)

1966

Stokely Carmichael Declares Black Power at rally in Greenwood, MS

June 16, 1966

President Johson signed the Civil Rights Ac of 1968

1968

Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. (Memphis,Tennessee)

4 april 1968

The Nixon administration

20 January 1969 - 9 August 1974

Death of Charles W. Gaines(Vietnam)

9 september 1973

Kennedy's resignation

9 August 1974

The Ford administration

9 August 1974 - 20 January 1977

The Carter administration

20 January 1977 - 20 January 1981

The Regan administration

20 January 1981 - 20 January 1989

The Bush administration

20 January 1989 - 20 January 1993

The Clinton administration

20 January 1993 - 20 January 2001

The Bush administration

20 January 2001 - 20 January 2009

the first black man serious candidate for president of the US

2008

The Obama administration

2009 - 2017

The Trump administration

2017