Kevin Scuilli's Civil Rights Protests Timeline

Timeline created by scuilli1
In History
  • Brown V. Board of Education

    Brown V. Board of Education
    Segregation of white and Negro children in the public schools of a State solely on the basis of race, pursuant to state laws permitting or requiring such segregation, denies to Negro children the equal protection of the laws guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment -- even though the physical facilities and other "tangible" factors of white and Negro schools may be equal.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a political and social protest campaign that started in 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA, intended to oppose the city's policy of racial segregation on its public transit system.
  • Woolworth's sit in

    Woolworth's sit in
    four students from all-black North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College walked into a Woolworth five-and-dime with the intention of ordering lunch. But the manager of the Greensboro Woolworth had intentions of his own — to maintain the lunch counter's strict whites-only policy. Franklin McCain was one of the four young men who shoved history forward by refusing to budge.
  • Freedom Ride

    Freedom Ride
    The Freedom Ride left Washington DC on May 4, 1961. It was scheduled to arrive in New Orleans on May 17, the seventh anniversary of the Brown decision. Unlike the original Journey of Reconciliation, the Freedom Ride met little resistance in the upper South.
  • Birgmingham Children's March and boycott

    Birgmingham Children's March and boycott
    A march by hundreds of school students in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, during the American Civil Rights Movement's Birmingham Campaign.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    The 1963 March on Washington attracted an estimated 250,000 people for a peaceful demonstration to promote Civil Rights and economic equality for African Americans.
  • Selma To Montgomery Watch

    Selma To Montgomery Watch
    Martin Luther King led thousands of nonviolent demonstrators to the steps of the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, after a 5-day, 54-mile march from Selma, Alabama.