Civil Rights Visual Timeline

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Brown v. Board of Education

December 9, 1952 - May 17, 1954

Emmett Till Killed

August 28, 1955 - September 23, 1955

Rosa Parks

December 1, 1955 - December 2, 1955

Little Rock 9

September 4, 1957 - December 1959

Greensboro Sit-In

February 1, 1960 - July 1960

Freedom Rides

May 4, 1961 - September 1961

MLK Arrested

April 12, 1963 - April 23, 1963

Civil Rights Act of 1964

June 1963 - February 10, 1964

March on Washington

August 28, 1963

Selma Campaign

March 7, 1964 - August 1965

Freedom Summer

June 1964

Civil Rights workers killed

June 21, 1964

Civil Rights Act of 1965

1965

Malcolm X assassinated

February 21, 1965

Watts Riot

August 11, 1965 - August 17, 1965

Black Panthers

October 1966

Civil Rights Act of 1968

1968

MLK's assassination

April 4, 1968