The Civil Rights Movement
Battle Between Color
Civil Rights Contribution
Inner city riots in black communities from 1964 through 1970 undercut support from the white community. The emergence of the Black Power movement, which lasted from about 1966 to 1975, challenged the established black leadership for its cooperative attitude and its nonviolence, and instead demanded political and economic self-sufficiency.
Little Rock 9
Group of nine African-American young teens that were enrolled to Central High school. They were prevented from going to the racially segregated school after a while by the Governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubas.
The African American woman known for not giving up her seat to a white folk and ended up getting arrested. There was many that resisted before her.
March on Washington
Massive political rally where many colored people demanded civil and economic rights. The march was organized by A. Phillip Randolph and Bayard Rustin, who built an alliance of civil rights, labor, and religious organizations that came together under the banner of "jobs and freedom".