(Non-Violet)Civil Rights (Violet) (Freedom Summers (Civil right…
(Non-Violet)Civil Rights (Violet)
Little Rock 9
In September 1957, nine black students enrolled in a high school called Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. September 4th the govern of Arkansas called the National Guard to block the nine form entering. Later President Eisenhower sent federal troop to escort the nine students into school. There first full day was September 25, 1957.
Refused to give up her bus seat in Montgomery, Alabama to a white person. Was arrested but her act began a movement that ended legal segregation
A march that was led by Martin Luther King Jr. The focus was to register black voters. It was an attempt to march from Selma to Montgomery but was met with violet resistance by locals and polices.
March on Washington
March for jobs and freedom. More than 200,000 people gathered in Washington D.C. Shed light on whats the struggles of being African American were. MLK "I Have A Dream" speech
Civil right organization. Was a voter registration project. Wanted to help African American to vote in Mississippi. Was ran by COFO and the most active members were SNCC.
May 4 to May 10, 1963 Black men and women who wanted one thing was to be treated the same as white Americans. Non-violet protest which changed when Birmingham police started attacking them with dogs and fire hoses.
Nation of Islam