~From December 5th 1955 - December 20th 1956Rosa Parks sat down in a bus seat, and did not give it up to a white man. This later resulted in her going to jail, and most of Montgomery's black population no longer taking the bus
March on Washington
~November 14th 1959Ruby Bridges was escorted into a white school by 4 federal marshals. White parents didn't like the idea, and stared taking their kids out of school
~ September 4th 1957~9 black students were escorted into little rock by federal troops because Governor Orval F. had blocked the entrance of the school
Million Man March
~ August 28th 1963~ Martin Luther King jr gave his I have a dream speech in Washington for over 2500000 people
I have a dream...
~ July 26th 1948~ Harry Truman had issued order 9981 to help stop segregation in the armed services
Let there be no black segregation!
~October 16th 1995~ Large groups of African-American men marched in Washington for black rights