Kelsi Cicco Civil Rights Protests

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    Civil Rights Protests

  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    These cases were decided on May 17, 1954. The opinions of that date, declaring the fundamental principle that racial discrimination in public education is unconstitutional, are incorporated herein by reference.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Unlike those earlier incidents, Rosa ParksÍ courageous refusal to bow to an unfair law sparked a crucial chapter in the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
  • Woolworth's Sit In

    Woolworth's Sit In
    A diner refused to serve african americans food, so they refused to leave.
  • Freedom Rides

    Freedom Rides
    In 1961 CORE undertook a new tactic aimed at desegregating public transportation throughout the south. These tactics became know as the "Freedom Rides."
  • Birmingham Children's March and Boycott

    Birmingham Children's March and Boycott
    When the time came for the march, there were a thousand children, teenagers, and college students. And the sheriff arrested them and put them in jail. The next day even more kids showed up-and some of their parents and relatives too--and even more the next day and the next day. Soon lots of adults joined in. Finally, a thousand children were in jail, and there was no more room for anyone else.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    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 March

    Selma To Montgomery March
    About six hundred people began a fifty-four mile march from Selma, Alabama to the state capitol in Montgomery. They were demonstrating for African American voting rights.