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MLK/ Civil Rights Timeline
Birth of Martin Luther King Jr.
January 15, 1929
Ordained a minister
Led the March on Washington
August 28, 1963
Gave his famous " I Have A Dream" speech
Awarded Nobel Peace Prize
April 4, 1968
Shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee
Civil Rights Events Timeline
Brown v. Board of Education, a case about school segregation, is decided and ends school segregation.
May 17, 1954
Rosa Parks is arrested because she refuses to give up her seat for a white man.
December 1, 1955
Nine black students known as the "Little Rock Nine" are blocked from integrating with Central High School.
September 9, 1957
A bomb at a church in Birmingham, Alabama kills four young black girls and injures several other people before Sunday services.
September 15, 1963
Black religious leader Malcolm X is assassinated during a rally.
February 21, 1965
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