Civil Rights Portfolio

Main

Brown vs. Board of Education

May 7, 1954

Emmett Till killed

August 28, 1955

Rosa Parks

December 1, 1955

Montgomery Bus Boycott

December 1, 1955 - December 20, 1956

Little Rock 9

September 1957

Greensboro Sit-In

February 1, 1960

Freedom Rides

May 4, 1961

MLK Arrested

July 27, 1962

March on Washington

August 28, 1963

Freedom Summer

June 1964

Civil rights workers killed

June 21, 1964 - June 22, 1964

Civil RIghts Act of 1964

July 2, 1964

Malcolm X Assassinated

February 21, 1965

Selma Campaign

March 7, 1965 - March 16, 1965

Voting RIghts Act of 1965

August 6, 1965

Watts Riot

August 11, 1965 - August 17, 1965

"Black Power" coined

May 29, 1966

Black Panthers formed

October 15, 1966

Riots in over 100 cities

April 4, 1968 - April 14, 1968

MLK Assassinated

April 4, 1968

Civil RIghts Act of 1968

April 11, 1968