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on Apr 18, 2011
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Does not let Congress and the states from conditioning the right to vote.
Known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad held in Mexico City.
SCLC established is an American civil rights organization. MLK was the first president.
Discrimination in the rental or purchase of homes and a broad range.
Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968
Martin Luther King Jr was shot in the jaw on April 4, 1968
Black Panther Party was an African-American revolutionary leftist organization.
Malcolm X was an american american who is a nationalist and religious leader.
The Selma to Montgomery marches were three marches in 1965.
Attempted to register as many African American voters as possible in Mississippi.
March on Washington was a large political rally that supported civil and economic rights for African Americans.
James H. Meredith a black student at the University of Mississippi.
The first African American to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States.
Freedom riders rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States.
Overturned an African American law student for trespassing by being in a restaurant on a bus which was "whites only."
Civil rights froces enjoy a small victory when congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and president Eisenhower signed it into a law.
An African American seamstress, boarded a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, and sat in an empty seat.
Murdered in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman.
SNCC established refers to the movements in the United States outlawing racial discrimination against African Americans.
The Little Rock Nine were a group of African-American students.
CORE established was founded in 1942 by a group of students in Chicago.
It is an organization that can trace its own origins to the legal department.
Nation of Islam created is an African-American religious movement.
Plessy v. Ferguson is a landmark of the United States Supreme Court.
In the Sweatt and McLaurin cases, the NAACP had asserted that
texas and Oklahoma had failed to provide equat educational experiwnces.