Civil Rights Events Timeline

Events

Black Sunday

April 16 1935

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955 - 1956

Little Rock 9

1957

Friendship Nine

1961

Freedom Rides

May 4, 1961

March to Washington

August 28, 1963

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing

September 15, 1963

Selma-Montgomery March

March 7, 1965 - March 21, 1965

Watts riot

August 11, 1965

Orangeburg Massacre

2-8-1968 - 2-10-1968