Created on January 11, 2022
The role of youth in civil rights
during the segregation in the United States
Did you know that youth played an instrumental role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s? Youth remain a necessary voice for social change!
Ruby Nell Bridges Hall
The first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South
One of the founding members and a former chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
The Little Rock Nine
The nine African-American students involved in the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas.
The first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama
The Children’s Crusade of 1963
On May 2, 1963, thousands of African American students skipped school.
crowds and leaks from some people
arrest of participants in the march
jets of water on participants
Here are some striking photos of this event, the police violence that is suffered
before and now
"-To end racial segregation and discrimination against black Americans
-We have made an amount of progress but we still have a long way to go
02 Library of congress
04 Notional museum of affrican american history and culture
05 Black Past