Civil Rights Movement

1954 - 1968

What?

Nearly after 100 years since the Emancipation Proclamation, African American citizens in Southern states were being involved in race inspired violent actions. The Civil Rights Movement stopped that. Many African American people stood up and protested for equal rights.

Who was involved?

Martin Luther King Jr.

Rosa Parks

Malcolm X

Andrew Goodman

These people sacrificed what they had for rights

Jim Crow Laws

Jim Crow laws were laws that forced the act of racial segregation. These laws were abolished in 1965.
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