Non-Violent Civil Rights Movement (Freedom Summer (This was a volunteer…
Non-Violent Civil Rights Movement
She was a black women who sat in the front of a city bus. At the time only white people were allowed to sit in the front of the bus and blacks had to sit in the back. She refused to move and was forcefully removed from the bus and was arrested.
Brown vs. Board
This was a court case that overturned the ruling of Plessy vs Ferguson. It unsegregated classrooms, which allowed black children to get the same education as white children.
These riots started in Birmingham, Alabama after a bomb was set off in the middle of a black leaders meeting. It was meant to stop the progress of black justice.
Little Rock Nine
9 black students were enrolled in Little Rock High School. Many white students and parents protested against the enroll, however in the end the black students were allowed in the school, by the school board.
This was when black citizens were protesting against not being allowed into the court room to be able to vote for their representatives. It was a peaceful protest.
The Greensboro sit-ins was when 4 black freshman sat at a dinner table and refused to leave until they were served. They were forcefully taken out of the restaurant and arrested.
These were people that would ride into very segregated areas of the United States and would protest against the non-enforced constitutional rights that were given to African-American citizens.
This was a volunteer campaign program that was made to try and get as many black citizens registered to vote in their cities.
It was a march to show the support to the black legislative movement that was going through congress at the time.
I Have A Dream
This was a speech given by Martin Luther King during the Washington March