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Legislation

Civil Rights Act of 1960

The Civil Rights Act of 1960 was signed into law by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 6, 1960. This act did not introduce a new law but was aimed at strengthening and covering loopholes in the . It established: Federal...

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Events

Birmingham Campaign

In the 1960s Birmingham, Alabama was the largest industrial city in the South and according to the...

Events

Freedom Summer

In 1964 decided to concentrate their efforts in voter registration in Mississippi which was lagging...

Events

Emmett Till

His mother insisted in displaying his son’s body in a glass topped casket so that the world could...

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