segregation of the 1900's
1963 march on washington
one hundred years after Abraham Lincoln signed the emancipation proclamation, over 250,000 citizens marched to the Lincoln memorial in Washington d.c in order to gain jobs a freedom for African Americans. many people have stoken but the most important ones were Abraham Lincoln & martin Luther king.
1961 UGA desegration
Africans went allowed attend Georgia state university until 1961. Hamilton Holmes & charlyane hunter were the first African American student to ever attend that university.
1964 civil rights act
on June 11, 1963 president john f. Kennedy gave a speech on tv of civil rights being important too all Americans. he then explained how he wanted to put up an act to protect all African Americans.
1961 albany movment
sncc, naacp, and Dr.king jr helped African Americans no longer be segregated. they made marched to help stop boycotts.
1960 sncc (student non-violent coordinating committe)
in the south blacks & whited were inspired by martin Luther kings non violence method. a lot of whited & blacks got together to boycott government that was being unfair to African Americans.