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History > 20th century > USA > Civil rights era > Timeline in pictures > 1920s-1970s

 

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James Earl Ray    1928-1998

 

 

Black Power, Black Panthers, BLA, Move    1960s-1970s

 

 

Civil rights era > Timeline    1920s-1970s

 

 

Poor people campaign / march    1968

 

 

Race riots

in Detroit, Milwaukee,

Los Angeles, Newark and Chicago    1967

 

 

Watts riots, LA    15 March 1966 / August 11-16, 1965

 

 

Voting Rights Act    6 August 1965

 

 

Marches from Selma to Montgomery

"Bloody Sunday"    7 March 1965

 

 

Civil Rights Act    2 July 1964

 

 

civil rights workers

James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner

are murdered by KKK members    June 21, 1964

 

 

Freedom riders    1961

 

 

Miscegenation laws /

landmark civil rights case > Loving v. Virginia    1967

 

 

School desegregation    1950s-1960s

 

 

Little Rock, Arkansas    late 1950s

 

 

Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy    1925-1968

 

 

Coretta Scott King    1927-2006

 

 

Martin Luther King Jr.    1929-1968

 

 

Malcolm X    1925-1965

 

 

John Fitzgerald Kennedy    1917-November 22,1963

 

 

Martin Luther King Jr.

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

"I have a dream"    August 28,1963

 

 

Medgar Wiley Evers    1925-June 12,1963

 

 

Emmett Till    1941-1955

 

 

Rosa Parks    1913-2005

 

 

Other civil rights activists    1930s-1980s

 

 

Segregationists    1940s-1970s

 

 

Ku Klux Klan

 

 

Ku Klux Klan > Edgar Ray Killen    1925-2017
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related > Anglonautes > History

 

Lyndon Baines Johnson    1908-1973

36th President of the United States    1963-1969

 

 

WW2 > African-American soldiers

 

 

17th, 18th, 19th, 20th century

America / USA > Slavery, Racism, Lynchings, Civil war, Abraham Lincoln

 

 

 

 

 

Related > Anglonautes > Vocapedia

 

boxing

Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. / Muhammad Ali    1942-2016

 

 

UK / USA > unrest, riots

 

 

slavery, eugenics,

race relations, racism, civil rights,

apartheid

 

 

myths and heroes

 

 

 

 

 

Related > Anglonautes > Arts > Books > USA

 

20th century > USA > James Arthur Baldwin    1924-1987

 

 

 

 

 

Related > Anglonautes > Arts > Music > USA > Foik / Rock

 

 

Joan Baez

 

 

Bob Dylan

 

 

Guy Hughes Carawan Jr.    1927-2015

 

 

Pete Seeger    1919-2014

 

 

Woody Guthrie    1912-1967

 

 

 

 

 

Related

 

Anglonautes > Arts > Photography > Photographers > 20th century > USA

 

Gordon Parks (USA, 1912-2006)

 

Grey Villet (1927-2000)

 

 

 

 

 

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USA > Civil Rights Movement        UK

https://www.theguardian.com/world/civil-rights-movement 

 

 

 

 

USA > Unpublished Black History

 

Revealing moments in black history,

with unpublished photos

from The New York Times’s archives.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/projects/cp/national/unpublished-black-history

 

 

 

 

Black History: Activism on Campus

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/02/07/
education/edlife/Black-HIstory-Activism-on-Campus-Timeline.html#/#time393_11359

 

 

 

 

New York Times > Disunion: The Civil War

 

Disunion revisits and reconsiders

America’s most perilous period

— using contemporary accounts, diaries, images

and historical assessments

to follow the Civil War as it unfolded.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/10/29/
opinion/20101029-civil-war.html

 

 

 

 

New York Times > Civil war timeline

 

This timeline tracks

the posts by contributors

to the Disunion series.

 

Contemporary accounts, diaries, images

and historical assessments

follow the Civil War as it unfolded.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/10/29/
opinion/20101029-civil-war.html

 

 

 

 

Slavery and the Making of America > Timeline

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/slavery/timeline/index.html

 

 

 

 

Library of Congress > The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship

http://international.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aointro.html

 

 

 

 

Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

http://www.nps.gov/malu/forteachers/otherresources.htm

 

 

 

 

Martin Luther King > Timeline

http://www.cbsnews.com/elements/2008/03/31/
in_depth_us/timeline3982827_0_content.shtml