Set the "separate but 'equal'" precedent.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is founded.
Ruled that all racial groups, not just blacks, were protected by the 14th amendment.
Declared segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional
Held in response to Rosa Parks's arrest.
This event didn't exactly have a name, so I put its description as its name. Now it's a description with a description, and the description of the description describes itself as a description of a description.
This was the first act that was pro-civil rights. However, to quote the book, the law "lacked teeth".
Civil Rights activists drove buses into segregated South Carolina.
Prevented states from imposing a poll-tax to prevent black people from voting. Why this was an amendment and not a federal law baffles me.
Man, these guys are dropping like flies, aren't they?
America is defined by two things: voting and rights. The fact that some people lacked both of these things was a truly un-american idea!
A riot broke out in a neighborhood and people died. What is it with humans and dieing, anyway?
Not to be confused with Martin Luther, the guy who started the protestant church.
He was a civil rights activist...who was white?! What is this blasphemy?