was a court case about segregation in United States public schools. In 1954 the United States Supreme Court decided that public schools should not be segregated. Before that, many cities, especially in the South, had separate schools for African American and white students.
Brown v. Board of education
Little rock Nine
The Little Rock Nine were a group of nine black students who went to an all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas
National Guard goes to University of Alabama
.Civil Rights Act of 1964
"President John F. Kennedy federalized National Guard troops and deployed them to the University of Alabama to force its desegregation."
which ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, is considered one of the crowning legislative achievements of the civil rights movement.
.Malcolm X assassinated
an African American nationalist and religious leader, is assassinated by rival Black Muslims while addressing his Organization of Afro-American Unity at the Audubon Ballroom in Washington Heights.
Selma to Montgomery march
\he Selma to Montgomery March to promote African-American voting rights was actually three marches, totalling 54 miles, from Selma, Ala., to the State Capitol in Montgomery.
voting Rights Act of 1965
people were forced to pay a poll tax or take a literacy test before being allowed to vote. This process kept many African-Americans from voting. TheVoting Rights Act made all of those practices illegal.
Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated
leader of the civil rights movement and Nobel Peace Prize winner, was fatally shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis,
Fair Housing Act
law that prohibits discrimination in the buying, selling, renting or financing of housing. This includes discrimination based on race, skin color, sex, nationality, religion,