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BLACK

HISTORY
PROJECT
BY: MARCO MONCAYO

INFORMATIO N African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–1968)  The African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968) refers to the social movements in the United States aimed at outlawing racial discrimination against black Americans and restoring voting rights to them. enlarged the aims of the Civil Rights Movement to include racial dignity. which lasted roughly from 1966 to 1975. and freedom from oppression by white Americans. particularly in the South. This article covers the phase of the movement between 1955 and 1968. economic and political self-sufficiency. . The emergence of the Black Power Movement.

INFORMATIO N  The emergence of the Black Power Movement. enlarged the aims of the Civil Rights Movement to include racial dignity. and freedom from oppression by white Americans . which lasted roughly from 1966 to 1975. economic and political self-sufficiency.

Board of Education case: strikes down segregation as unconstitutional.TIME LINE  1954 Brown v. Alabama. Jr. This defiant act gives initial momentum to the Civil Rights Movement. Rosa Parks (1913 – 2005) is arrested for breaking a city ordinance by refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man. (1929 – 1968) and others set up the Southern Christian Leadership .  1955 In Montgomery.  1957 Martin Luther King.

prohibiting discrimination of all kinds.S. .TIME LINE  Conference.  1965 The Voting Rights Act is passed. outlawing the practices used in the South to disenfranchise African American voters. Brooke becomes the first African American U.  1967 Edward W. a leading engine of the Civil Rights Movement.  1964 The Civil Rights Act is signed. Senator since  Reconstruction. He serves two terms as a Senator from Massachusetts.

Tennessee. is assassinated in Memphis. presidential .  2008 Barack Obama (1961 .TIME LINE  1968 Martin Luther King. Jr.S.) becomes the first African American to win the U.

2005) was an African-American civil rights activist. also called “The First Lady of Civil Rights" and “The Mother of the Freedom Movement" . 1913 – October 24.CHARACTER ROSA PARKS  Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4.

Supreme Court declared segregation on Montgomery buses unconstitutional on November 13. .S. 1955.    After with the “Bus Boycott” she did that U. Parks refused to give up her seat to a white male while riding a Montgomery bus.QUESTIONS What is her contribution to our society ?  On December 1. 1956.

QUESTIONS Did anything change or impact our country as a result ?  The impact that the country received was the begin of the Black People Movement for the Declaration of the Civil Rights.  Also this started to change the mind of racist people .

1956 . 1955 to November 13. Alabama December 1.QUESTIONS Where did this event take place ?  It took place in Montgomery.

 Also I learned about famous AfricanAmerican people that helped in the past to create a god future .QUESTIONS What did I learn from this assignment ? I learned from this assignment how was the hard fight of the Black People during 1954–1968 to create a Declaration African-American Civil Rights.