James Meredith won a federal court case that allowed to enroll into an all white school.
Dream of Equality
August 28, 1963
250,000 people walked from Washington Monument towards Lincoln Memorial to listen to Speakers demand the immediate passage of the Civil Rights.
Freedom Summer began to register as many African Americans the right to vote.
Civil Rights Act
July 2, 1964
President Lyndon B.Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibited discrimination because of race, religion, origin and gender.
The Selma Campaign
SNCC have been working their way to register ways for two years. After the 50 mile march, with riots broke out, ten days later, President Johnson presented a new voting rights and asked congress for the passage.
Voting Rights of 1965
Congress passed Johnson's voting rights act of 1965. The act took away the literary tests that most disqualified voters.