Black History Month
Updated: 2/10/2020
Black History Month

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  • Montgomery Bus Boycott: Happened on December 5, 1955. Rosa Parks refused to give her seat up to a white man. It set a tone for the civil rights movement.
  • Little Rock School Crisis: Happened on September 5, 1957. This event started to let black students go to school with white students.
  • Sit In Movement: Happened on February 1, 1960. This event made students all across the country become active participants in the civil rights movement.
  • March On Washington: Happened on August 28, 1963. The significance of this event is that it was intended to fight for the rights of African Americans jobs and freedom.
  • Million Man March: Happened on October 16, 1995. This event renewed a spirit of political activism in the African American community.
  • Black Lives Matter Movement: Happened on July 13, 2013. This event is significant because it gave a more clear view on how black lives are treated.