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Civil Rights Movement
9 months ago
Claudette Colvin is dragged off of a Montgomery city bus.
Civil Rights Movement Ends
The Civil RIghts Movement Begins
Rosa Parks is arrested for not giving up her seat on a Montgomery City bus.
Brown vs. Board of Education
The Military's desegregation is complete.
Emmett Till is killed for whistling at a white woman in Money, Mississippi.
Governors of Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Virginia agree to block integration of schools.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott Begins
In Browder v. Gayle, the U.S. Supreme Court end Alabama laws that segregated buses.
Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas is integrated with the help of the Army.
Civil Rights Act of 1957 signed by President Eisenhower.
The Greensboro Sit In's start when four black students sit at the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro
Civil Rights Act of 1960 signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Malcolm X is assassinated in Manhattan, New York
Voting Rights Act of 1965 was signed by President Johnson.
Martin Luther King, Jr. is shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee.
Civil Rights Act of 1968 is signed
Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I have a dream" speech.
Civil rights workers in Selma, Alabama, begin marching to Montgomery but are attacked and stopped by an Alabama State trooper blockade.
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