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The civil rights movement

  1. 1. The Civil Rights Movement
  2. 2. 1942: Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) founded
  3. 3. Linda Brown Thurgood Marshall Brown v. Board of Ed., Topeka, KS, 1954
  4. 4. Montgomery, AL Bus Boycott, 1955-56 Rosa Parks Martin Luther King, Jr.
  5. 5. Little Rock Nine, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1956
  6. 6. 1957: Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) Founded
  7. 7. Ezell Blair, Jr. Franklin McCain Joseph McNeil David Richmond 1960: Woolworth Dept. Store lunch-counter sit- ins in Greensboro, NC
  8. 8. 1960: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) founded
  9. 9. Freedom Riders, 1961
  10. 10. 1962: James Meredith admitted to University of Mississippi
  11. 11. 1963: Vivian Malone admitted to University of Alabama
  12. 12. Birmingham, AL Demonstrations, 1963 •Letters from a Birmingham Jail •Children’s March •“Bull” Conner
  13. 13. March on Washington, 1963
  14. 14. Civil Rights Act of 1964
  15. 15. Freedom Summer, 1964
  16. 16. March on Selma, AL, 1965
  17. 17. Voting Rights Act of 1965
  18. 18. 1965: Malcolm X Assassinated
  19. 19. 1965: Watts Riots in Los Angeles, CA
  20. 20. 1966: Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded Black Panther Movement
  21. 21. 1967-8: Widespread race riots throughout USA
  22. 22. 1968: Stokely Carmichael founds “Black Power” Movement; Tommie Smith and John Carlos give salute at Mexico City Olympics
  23. 23. 1968: MLK assassinated
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    Aug. 19, 2021

The civil rights movement

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