April 15, 2020
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Montgomery Bus Boycott, December 5th - 20th o The Boycott was a political and social "rebellion" that was a response to the Rosa Parks incident in which many African Americans refused to ride the buses due to segregation.
Birmingham Campaign, April 3rd - May 10th o The Southern Christian Leadership Conference led the Birmingham Campaign to attack the city's segregation laws head on.
Massive Resistance Movement o The Massive Resistance was a strategy started by U.S Senator Harry F. to stop the segregation in Virginias Schools all across the state.
Brown v. Board of Education o The Brown V. Board case was a key event that helped establish that "seperate but equal" laws were unfit. It went over the problem that went over the racial segregation in public schools were unlawful amongst the african americans who attended.
Freedom Rides. o The "Freedom Rides" were a group of civil right activists who rode interstate buses into segregated southern states to challenge the non-enforcement of the United States Supreme Court decisions
Greensboro Sit-ins o These "sit-ins" were various nonviolent events done to protest segregation in stores, primarily the Woolworth store.
Emmit Till Incident. o The Emmet Till incident is one of the many lynches that sparked the civil rights movement as a whole. Emmit Till was wrongfully acussed of talking to a white woman in the store and was then beat by the woman's relatives before being lynched afterwards, he was only fourteen years old.
Mississippi Freedom Summer o Freedom Summer was a nonviolent effort by civil rights activists to integrate Mississippi's segregated political system during 1964 so African Americans could end discrimination at the polls.
Assassination Of Malcolm X. o Malcom X was a premoniant figure in the civil rights movement and held as much power that Martin Luther King had during his time, he was sadly killed in The Audubon Ballroom by one or two gunmen. Some say his assassination was also plotted by high ranks in the "Nation Of Islam."
Little Rock Crisis o The Little Rock Crisis happened when nine African American students were denied entrance to central high in Little Rock. o The Governer of Little Rock mobilized national guard around the area, so the students could attend school. Eiseinhower also sent in paratroopers to protect the students.
The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. o Long after the 1964 Civil Rights Act, MLK was supposedly shot dead in his motel apartment but new information in 2019 found out that he had survived the shot but was killed in the hospital by asphyxiation of being smothered to death by a pillow while he was in his hospital bed.
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