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Rosa Parks: In 1955 she refused to give up her bus seat for a white man and as arrested. She boycotted the city's bus company for 382 days and the Supreme Court put out a law against racial segregation on public transportation. Later received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize.

After years, the Jim Crow Laws became unfair. African Americans were humiliated and had to respect all white people. African Americans started to lose their patience. Martin Luther King went against the laws and tried to free every colored person by getting their full civil rights as US citizens. His quote "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter" means that whoever stays silent and does not fight for their rights, their life will end and become worthless.

In 1965, at Jackson, Mississippi, Matt Herron took an iconic and ironic image from the civil rights era as a white policeman rips an American flag away from a young black boy, having already confiscated his ‘No More Police Brutality’ sign.

September 30, 1962 – Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founds the National Farm Workers Association, which later becomes United Farm Workers. His public-relations approach to unionism and aggressive but nonviolent tactics made the farm workers' struggle a moral cause with nationwide support.

Martin Luther King Jr being attacked as he marched nonviolently for the Chicago Freedom Movement, 1966, which was the most ambitious civil rights campaign in the North of the United States, and lasted from mid-1965 to early 1967.

Louis-Brandeis, the first Jewish Supreme Court Justice.