The History of the Civil Rights Movement

Encouraged by the decision, the Civil Rights Movement began to hold high-profile , marches, sit-ins and other protests. These included 's Montgomery Bus Boycott in support of Rosa Parks.

A watershed moment came in when a high school in Arkansas admitted a group of , nicknamed 'the Little Rock Nine'. Protested by fellow students, the governor, and even the state’s National Guard, President Dwight Eisenhower eventually to ensure the students’ safe passage. By , Universities also began integrating, though black students were still met with and .

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