It was a supreme court case in which the court established segregated schools. They overturned the rule of 1896, the Plessy V. Ferguson.
Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat up for a white person. This led to a year of african american boycott, on the bus system.
Was an african-american boy murdered in misssissippi at the age of 14, after being reported to be flirting with a white woman, in Chicago, Illinois
The government uses military enfourcement to escort nine african american students to desegregate a school in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Four African-American college students have a sit-in to integrate a lunch counter in Greensboro.
Civil right activists who lead buses into segregated southern states, and challenged the U.S supreme court.
Who: KKK and African American civilians. What: KKK bombed a church. When, september 15, 1963 Where:!6th street Birmingham Alabama.
He was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968, at the age of 39. King was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:05PM that evening
Civil rights marchers attempt to march to Edmund Pettus bridge.