Pres. Truman orders integration of armed forces, 1948
We must get over whatever racism e feel for each other and fight together!
Brown V. Board of Education, 1954
Segregating learning environments is not equal and unconstitutional.
Integration of Little Rock High school, 1957
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Issued by President Truman on July 26, integrating the military in hopes of preventing discrimination and segregation.
Lunch counter sit ins,1960
We would like to be served, please.
Supreme court case that said that state laws declared that segregated schools were unconstitutional and not equal.
Voting Rights act of 1965
We need this for the greater good of american life.
9 Students enroll in LIttle Rock High school and are met with angry mobs and told they can not attend the school by the governor Orval Faubus, and Pres. Truman Orders special services to escort them for a year to school.
Affirmative Action, 1965
Sit ins against segregated lunch counters for non- violent protesting by SNCC. Would not leave until arrested or served.
SIgned to overcome legal barriers that prevented African Americans from voting, Signed by President Johnson
Promoted job positions in groups that had formerly faced discrimination to raise numbers in minority employment.
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