Major Events of the Civil Rights Movement By Ayonna and Zach

May 17, 1954: Supreme Court outlaws school segregation in Brown vs. Board of Education

August 28, 1955: Emmett Till murdered for speaking to a white woman.

November 13, 1956: Supreme Court bans segregated seating on Montgomery buses.

September 24, 1957: President Dwight Eisenhower orders federal troops to enforce school desegregation.

February 1, 1960: Blacks stage sit-in at "whites only" lunch counter.

May 14, 1961: Freedom Riders attacked in Alabama.

September 30, 1962: James Meredith enroll sat Ole Miss.

September 15, 1963: Schoolgirls killed in bombing of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church.

June 21, 1964: Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner abducted and slain by KKK members.

March 25, 1965: Civil Rights march from Selma to Montgomery.

June 12, 1967: Loving vs. Virginia court case decided

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