1900 - 1999

1946 - December 5

President Truman signs ....

1947 - April 9 -23

The first Freedom Rides ....

1947 - April 10

Twenty-eight year old Jackie ....

1947 - October 

President Truman’s Committee on ....

1948 - January 12

The U.S. Supreme Court rules ....

1948 - February 2

President Truman urges the ....

1948 - February 12

First Lt. Nancy C. Leftenant ....

1948 - May 3

The Supreme Court, ruling in ....

1948 - July 14

At the Democratic Convention in ....

1948 - July 26

President Truman’s landmark ....

1948 - July 26

The bizarre and brutal odyssey of ....

1948 - October 1

The Supreme Court of California ....

1949 - August 28 and September 4

The Peekskill riots ....

1949 - October 3

WERD, the first ....

1950 - May 1

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks ....

1950 - June 5

The U.S. Supreme Court deals three ....

1950 - July 21

After 16 hours of fighting ....

1950 - August 24

Edith Sampson becomes ....

1950 - September 22

Dr. Ralph Bunche, director of ....

1951 - February 16

Segregation in city-subsidized ....

1951 - May 24

Segregation in Washington DC ....

1951 - June 21

William Thompson is awarded a ....

1951 - Ju1y 11

There is rioting in Cicero, IL ....

1951 - October 1

The Twenty-fourth infantry ....

1951 - November 1

John H. Johnson, publisher of ....

1951 - December 25

In Mims, FL, NAACP official ....

1952 - March 12

Sgt. Cornelius Carlton is ....

1953 - June 8

The U.S. Supreme Court strikes ....

1953 - August 4

The Chicago Housing Authority moves ....

1954 - May 17 

The Supreme Court issues a historic ruling ....

1954 - July 11

The first White Citizens ....

1955 - January 7

Marian Anderson ....

1955 - May 31

In a second ruling on the case of ....

1955 - August 28

Emmett Till, a 14-year-old ....

1955 - December 1

A 42-year-old seamstress and ....

1955 - December 5

Angered over the arrest of ....

1956 - January 30

The home of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. is .... 

1956 - March 11

Autherine J. Lucy is admitted to ....

1956 - March 11

Eighty-two representatives and 19 ....

1956 - April 10

Singer Nat King Cole is ....

 

1956 - June 5

A federal court rules ....

1956 - August 30

On the first day of school, a ....

1956 - September 2

A white mob overturns cars ....

1956 - September 12

With the National Guard providing ....

1956 - November 13

The U.S. Supreme Court upholds a ....

1956 - December 4

Rev. Paul Turner, a white Baptist minister, and ....

1956 - December 25

The home of Birmingham, AL civil rights ....

 

1957 - September 4

Gov. Orval Faubus of Arkansas orders ....

1957 - August 29

Congress passes its first civil rights ....

1957 - September 9

White supremacists bomb ....

1957 - September 9

Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth is severely ....

1957 - September 24

President Eisenhower orders federal troops ....

1957 - September 25

The 101st Airborne Division of ....

1957 - December 5

New York City becomes the ....

1963 - September 15

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church  ....

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