Supreme Court case in which the court established segregated schools. They overturned the rule in 1896. The Plessy V. Fergusu]on.
Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white person. This led to an African American boycott on the bus system.
who- Roy Bryant, Carolyn Bryant and Emmett Till
what- Roy and Carolyn killed Emmett Till
When- August 1955
Where- In Mississipi
why- Because Emmett Till whistled at Carolyn
who- Nine Students
what- they wanted to enter Little Rock High School
when- September 4, 1957
where- Little Rock
Despite advances in the fight for racial equality (including the landmark 1954 Supreme Court verdict in Brown v. Board of Education and the Montgomery Bus Boycott), segregation was still the norm across the southern United States in 1960. Early that year, a non-violent protest by young African-American students at a segregated Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, sparked a sit-in movement that soon spread to college towns throughout the region. Though many of the protesters were arrested for trespassing, disorderly conduct or disturbing the peace, their actions made an immediate and lasting impact, forcing Woolworth's and other establishments to change their segregationist policies.
who- people who really disliked Jim Crow Laws
What- defied Jim Crow Laws and called for change
Where- In the deep south
why- to fight segragation
who- Ku Klux Klan, and African American civilions
what- KKK bombed a Church
when- September 15, 1963
where- 16th street in Birmingham, Alabama
why- because the Ku Klux Klan does not like African Americans
Who- Civil Rights Marchers
What- Attempted to march to Edmund Pettus Bridge
When- March 7, 1965
Where- Selma Alabama and Montgomery
Why- They wanted Voting Rights
who- Martin Luther King Jr.
What- He was assainated
When- April 4, 1968