The Civil Rights Movement Lead way of a new race in the 1960's

Fact one:The Civil Rights Act (1964) outlawed segregation in schools, public places or jobs.

Fact two:The Civil Rights Act was originally proposed by President John F Kennedy.

Fact three:The Voting Rights Act (1965) gave all black people the vote.

Fact four:The Fair Housing Act (1968) banned discrimination in housing.

Fact five:Cinemas were segregated for use of black or white people.

Fact six:The civil rights movement lasted for 15 years, 1954-1968.

Fact Seven:There were 5 passiage of federal laws.

Fact eight:The interracial marriages were legalized by Loving V Virginia in 1967.

Fact nine:The March on Washington participants and leaders marching from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial.

Fact ten:A wave of inner city riots in black communities from 1964 through 1970 undercut support from the white community.


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