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WW2: President Roosevelt allows African Americans to serve in the MIlitary.
President Truman ends discrimination in the military with a new legislation.
Rosa Parks refuses to move on the bus and is arrested, starting the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Segregation in schools is now illegal, helping fuel the fire for more civil rights.
Nine black students are admitted into an all white school, where they are met with protest. They have to leave the school for their own safety
President Eisenhower makes it a federal offense to not allow anyone to vote for any reason.
Four college students protest not being able to be served at Woolworths. In the next days, more people came, and they were targeted.
March on Washington happens, where many people of all colors march against discrimination peacefully.
President Johnson signs an act for civil rights.
A peaceful protest of a black mans death from a police officer is turned into violence when the people protesting are beaten.
Popular leader for civil rights, Malcom X, is assassinated.
Martin Luther King Jr, leader of the civil rights movement, is assassinated outside of his hotel room.
The fair housing act takes effect, making you unable to discriminate against anyone who wants to live in a house.
President John f Kennedy is assassinated in public.
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