They cant deny the right to vote based on color and race.
Plessy vs Ferguson
Allowed to have seperate as long as its equal.
Integration of Armed Forces
whites and blacks were allowed to go to war together
Brown vs Board
they went to the supreme court for schools to be together. after a long time of court they forced schools to be integrated.
Emmett Till is murdered
He was 14 and murdered for whistling at a white women. he was shot beaten and mutilated.
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
She was arrested for not giving uo her sit to a white man. She wanted fair laws on buses for everyone, so there was a boy cott for no black people on buses and it lasted 381 days and they were succesful.
Central High School and the "little rock nine"
Nine African American student signed up to an all white school.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference Founded
They wanted nonviolent resistance and made this group MLK was the leader.
nonviolent protest by young African American sparkled a sit in movement that soon sopread to college towns thoughout the region.
John F. Kennedy becomes president
He was a young president which had new ideas and opinions.
SNCC is founded
Student group that spread nonviolence througout colleges.
Tactic that aimed at desagragating public transportation through out the South.
Integration of the University of MIssissippi James Meredith
he was the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi he had to go around with 127 marshalls.
16th street Baptist church in Birmingham bombed
North St. Baptist Church was bombed on Sunday September 15,1963 as a racial act of terrorism. It killed three young African American girls.
JFK assassinated and Lyndon B. Johnson becomes president
JFK was assassinate in November 22,1963 on that same day JFK's vice president became the 36th's president.
March on Washington DC "I have a Dream Speech"
his speech was very famous is still played by many people in the world and it talks about people coming together no matter what their skin color is and their culture and for racism to stop.
MLK arrested and jailed wrote "Letter from Birmingham jail"
a letter he wrote while he was in jail where he talked about why he was doing the things that he was doing and what he was doing in Birmingham.
Civil Rights Act Passed 1964
Civil Rights act stopped discrimination on the base of race,color ,region, sexual orientation and national origin.
Three Civil Rights workers murdered in Mississippi
Micheal Schwermer , Andrew Goodman and James Chaney were killed by the KKK trying to register black voters into vote.
Twenty Fourth Amendment 'Poll Tax Abolished'
24th Amendment Poll Tax abolished it was illegal to make people pay for Poll Taxes.
Malcolm X shot to death
Leader of a militant black nationalist movement was shot to death at a rally in a Ballroom in Washington Heights. A region Thomas Hagan Was charged for the Killing.
Selma to Montgomery March
Selma To Montgomery March for voting rights of blacks. On March 7,1965. 600 Civil Rights Marchers were attacked with tearing gas and billy clubs.
Voting Rights Act of 1965 passed
Voting Rights acted gave the right for African Americans the rights to register and vote.
Black Panthers are founded
Were formed in California in 1966. Black Panthers believed that nonviolence campaign had failed and figured they could take matters in their own hands.
Stokley Carmicheal coins the phrase "Black Power'
Meant self defense, self determination and facial pride for black people.
Civil Rights of 1968 Passed
The Civil Rights act provided equal opportunities regardless race, creed, nationality although this law was enforced it did not mean land lords must accept all terms.
Martin Luther King Assassinated
on April 4,1968 he was hit by a snipers bullet and had been standing on a balcony.