Dec. 1, 1955: Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Her resistance ignited a year-long Montgomery bus boycott.
Get out of the seat!
Why should I give you my seat?
There were many ways to protest such as Boycott, where people refuseto buy or use certain goods. Sitting down in a public place and refusing to move. Civil Disobedience refusal to obey a law. Marches for their cause. Using violence to promote "black power"
SCHOOL SEGREGATION GET OUT OF OUR NATION!
Aug. 28, 1963: Around 250,000 people participated in The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream” speech as the closing address in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.’”
April 4, 1968:Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated on the balcony of his hotel room in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray is convicted of the murder in 1969.
April 11, 1968: President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968, also known as the Fair Housing Act, providing equal housing opportunity regardless of race, religion or national origin.
2008: Barack Obama was the first African American to be elected U.S. president.