Civil Rights Movement
A Coggle Diagram about Rosa Parks (December 1st 1955, She refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white person , Parks was arrested for not giving it up , She was founded guilty and charged 10 dollars , Over 500 Blacks supported her and her decision and From that day on she lost everything and had to move to Detroit Michigan where she had to start her life over ), Brown V Board ( A landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. , The decision overturned the Plessy v. Ferguson decision of 1896, In 1951, a class action suit was filed against the Board of Education of the City of Topeka, Kansas in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. The plaintiffs were thirteen Topeka parents on behalf of their 20 children.
, Oliver L. Brown, was a parent, a welder in the shops of the Santa Fe Railroad, an assistant pastor at his local church, and an African American. He was convinced to join the lawsuit by Scott, a childhood friend. Brown's daughter Linda, a third grader, had to walk six blocks to her school bus stop to ride to Monroe Elementary, her segregated black school one mile away, while Sumner Elementary, a white school, was seven blocks from her house. and Thurgood Marshall argued the case before the Supreme Court for the plaintiffs. ), Sit Ins (Four African American college students walked up to a whites-only lunch counter at the local WOOLWORTH'S store in Greensboro, North Carolina, and asked for coffee., The students never moved when refused to be given coffee , Despite threats and intimidation, the students sat quietly and waited to be served., They sat there and never got any service and When police would come to arrest the people sitting at the bar, 4 new people would come in), Freedom Summers (Freedom Summer was a 1964 voter registration project in Mississippi, part of a larger effort by civil rights groups such as the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) and the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) to expand black voting in the South., On June 15, 1964, the first three hundred arrived. The next day, two of the white students, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman, both from New York, and a local Afro-American, James Chaney, disappeared., The Mississippi project did establish fifty Freedom Schools to carry on community organizing, but it managed to register only twelve hundred Afro-Americans. and The events of Freedom Summer deepened the division between those in the civil rights movement who still believed in integration and nonviolence and others, especially young Afro-Americans, who now doubted whether racial equality was achievable by peaceful means.), March on Washington (August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 Americans gathered in Washington, D.C., for a political rally known as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. , the March on Washington group met annually to reiterate blacks’ demands for economic equality., The march was an unprecedented success. and March on Washington of 1963 was followed by years of disillusion and racial strife.) and Birmingham Riots (Because of the boycotting there was a bombing in May of 1963 and )