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on race. The suit called for the school district, the Board of Education of the City of Topeka, Kansas, to reverse its policy of racial segregation. As a result, racial segregation was ruled a violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution . Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955-1956) The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a protest by the African-Americans about the buses in the Montgomery area. The start of it began when Rosa Parks, an African-American woman, was arrested for not giving up her seat for a white man. African-American Leaders got together and said to the African-American population to boycott the buses for a day, but it was more of a success than they thought it would be. The boycott lasted for 381 days until the US Supreme Court said segregation on buses is unconstitutional and ordered a change. Little Rock School Crisis (1957-1958) The Little Rock Nine are known as the nine African-American students who were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas
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during 1957. The Little Rock school board had voted to integrate their school system. They did not expect to meet too much resistance since Arkansas was considered a progressive southern state. The crisis began when Governor of Arkansas Orval Faubus called out the National Guard on September 4 to prevent the Little Rock Nine from attending high school. Civil Rights Protest in Birmingham (1963) The civil rights protest in Birmingham was a movement that brought attention to the unequal treatment that black Americans endured in Birmingham, Alabama . Black citizens faced legal and economic disparities and violent retribution when they attempted to bring attention to their problems. The protests in Birmingham began with a
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