Supreme Court established separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional.
Brutally murdered because he flirted with a white girl in a diner.
Refused to move to back of the bus and let white people in her spot. Led to Montgomery Bus Boycott.
9 black high school student tried to attend Little Rock High School. Mob formed and National Guard arrived.
4 black students sat into a diner that refused service. Mob formed. Escalated over few days to violence.
Civil rights activists that rode interstate buses to protest unconstitutional bus laws.
MLK was arrested during a protest, led to more attention on the civil rights efforts.
Largest demonstration ever seen, let all of America know that civil rights were being fought for and why they were.
Encouraged a black voter registration drive, led to violent response from KKK.
1 black and 2 white young civil rights workers were brutally murdered by the KKK. Sparked punishment for KKK.
prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, or sex.
Major civil rights speaker was shot during a speech in Harlem, led to demand of change.
Blacks marched for rights, led to "Bloody Sunday" where many violent riots began.
Outlawed any sort of discrimination in the voting process.
Cop pulled over black man and treated poorly, led to violent riots throughout Los Angeles.
Coined by Adam Powell as a slogan for blacks achieving power and equality within society.
Term "black power" was used and the Black Panther Party led by Huey Newton was willingly aggressive and violent seeking rights.
Following death of MLK blacks were shocked and violently fought for rights and justice, led to Civil Rights Act of 1968.
MLK was speaking at a Tennesse hotel when he was shot, led to civil distrust between whites and blacks including riots.
Prohibited discrimination on housing.