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Executive Order 8802
Armed Forces Integration
Brown vs. Board of Education
The Killing Of Emmett Till
Greensboro Sit-ins
Freedom Riders
The Coming of James Meredith
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
"Children's Crusade"
" The March On Washington"
1964 Freedom Summer Project
Civil Rights Act of 1964
24th Amendment
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Watts Riots
Neshoba Country, Miss
Salem, Alabama
Martin Luther King, Jr.
On the Bus With Rosa Parks
Black Panthers
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Events of Civil Rights Movement

Black History

Selma, Alabama

     On March 10, 1965, a number of blacks began a march to Montgomery but were stopped at Pettus Bridge by a police blockade. The police used tear gas, whips, and clubs. Fifty people were

put in the hospital. The incident is dubbed "Bloody Sunday" by the media. However, this attack was later given credit for pushing voting rights through five months later.