Rosa parks was arrested on Decmber 1st, 1955 after she refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus.
Natioal Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Formed in 1909, supported court cases intended to overturn segregation.
For 11 months African-Americans organized intricate car-pooling systems and travelded by physically walking
Montgomery Improvement Association
26 year old reverend who elected to lead the organization. Exhibited powerful skill of leadership and rhetoric. Become the prominent leader of the African-American Civil Rights movement. Assasinated on April 4th, 1968 when preaching from a Memphis Balcony.
White Supremacy organization formed after the Civil War. Attacked and assaulted many of the "Freedom Riders".
Segregation was the legal practice of seperate public facilities for Whites and African-Americans.