Race Relations in the USA, 1945-1968

Events

Brown v Topeka

May 1954

Emmet Till murdered

August 28, 1955

Rosa Parks

December 1, 1955

Montgomery Bus Boycott

December 1955 - December 1956

Civil Rights Bill

1957

Little Rock Nine

1957

SIt-in movement

1960

Civil Rights Act

1960

Freedom Rides

May 4, 1961 - December 10, 1961

Albany

November 1961

Birmingham

1963

March on Washington

August 28, 1963

Civil Rights Act

1964

Voting Rights Act

1965

Selma

March 1965

LA race riots

August 1965

Detroit riots

July 1967

Newark riots

July 1967

Fair Housing Act

1968

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assasination

April 4, 1968