July 26, 1948
Truman signs Executive Order 9981
December 1, 1955
Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat
April 1960
SNCC is formed at Shaw University
January 23, 1964
24th amendment (poll taxes) passed
August 10, 1965
Congress passes Voting Rights Act
May 17, 1954
Brown v. Board of Education
February 1, 1960
Woolworth's sit-in in Greensboro, NC
August 28, 1963
March on Washington D.C.
July 2, 1964
Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act
April 11, 1968
Johnson signs Civil Rights Act