Brown v. Board was the start of the civil rights movement as its when segregation in public schools became unconstitutional.
Murder of Emmett till (Mississipi)
28th August 1955
Emmett till was a young African American kid who was kidnapped and killed for wolf-whistling a white woman, this event was the spark for the civil rights movement
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery,Alabama Bus
1st December 1955
Rosa Park was an African American that was arrested for not giving her seat to a white person. After she was arrested her friend Martin Luther King Jr. started a boycott that lasted 381 days and its meaning was that any African American wouldn't want to attend the bus.
Little Rock Nine(North Carolina)
4th December 1957
Little Rock Nine that consisted of 9 African American kids that will attend a white school, this event makes a huge impact that it caused white people to start getting angry and started threating them that they will kill them.
1st Februar 1960
Greensboro Sit-Ins was a civil rights protest in 1960 that happened after young African Americans students were segregated and were denied the service so the way they were protesting was that they wouldn't move from their places.
Ruby Bridges at William Frantz Elementary School (New Orleans)
14 November 1960
Ruby Bridges or Ruby Nell Bridges Hall is an American civil rights activist that waste first African American child that was desegregated from a white school(William Frantz Elementary School)
Freedom Rides throughout the American South
Freedom Rides throughout the American South or Freedom riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate busses that were used to protest against the Supreme court about segregation to black and white people.
March on Washington D.C.
28th August 1963
March on Washington was a march that occurred for jobs and freedom and is were Dr, Martin Luther King gave his speech of "I have a dream" this was a historical event
Bloody sunday (Selma and montgomery,alabama)
7th March 1965
Bloody Sunday or the march of Sel ma is well known for being a 54-mile march in commemorating of Jimmie Lee Jackson who was shot on February