Civil Right Movement
School were segregated and unconstitutional in the ruling on Brown v. Board of education
Rosa parks was arrested for refusing to move to the back of the bus.
Four black College students sat-in at the lunch counter of Greensboro, NC restaurants where blacks were not Served.
Freedom rides begins from Washington , D.C., into southern states, Student Volunteers are bused in to testing new laws prohibiting segregation
President Kennedy sends troops to the University of Mississippi to end riots so that james Meredith, the school's first black student, can attend
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his 'I have a dream speech to thousand at the march to washington D.C
Bombing at church in Birmingham, Alabama, leaving four black girls dead.
A new voting Right Act, which made it illegal to force would-be Voters to pass a literacy tests in order to vote.
Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black to be named supreme court
Dr Martin Luther King was assassinated in memphis, Tennessee JAmes Earl Ray Pleaded guility of the crime and was sentenced to 99 years in prison in March 1969