civil rights movement

by kjnique golden-rodgers

1964 civil rights act

JFK gave a televised speech about the importance of civil right to all Americans on June 11,1963. He created a law or act to protect African Americans from being outlawed discrimination and segregation. The bill was passed in both house of representatives and the senate and signed by Lyndon b. Johnson.

1960 student non-violent coordinating commitee

throughout the south, blacks and white students were inspired by martin Luther king jr.'s methods of non-violence in order to to challenge unfair segregation. the young students started to boycott.

1960 sibley commission

some Georgia schools are threatened to close down because of desegregation.