November 1, 1961  The Interstate Commerce Commission's federal order banning segregation at all interstate public facilities officially comes into effect.

September 1961 The Interstate Commerce Commission issued regulations that outlawed segregation on buses and in terminal facilities used for interstate travel on this date.

May 13, 1963 – In United States of America and Interstate Commerce Commission v. the City of Jackson, Mississippi et al., the United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit rules the city's attempt to circumvent laws desegregating interstate transportation facilities by posting sidewalk signs outside Greyhound, Trailways and Illinois Central terminals reading "Waiting Room for White Only — By Order Police Department" and "Waiting Room for Colored Only – By Order Police Department" to be…

November the ICC issues an order that bus and rail station segregation signs must come down. In a final act of defiance, Police Chief George H. Guy poses beside the « White waiting room

Dovey Johnson Roundtree is a civil rights activist, ordained minister, and attorney. She is noted for her 1955 victory before the Interstate Commerce Commission in the first bus desegregation case to be brought before the ICC resulted in the only explicit repudiation of the “separate but equal” doct...Dovey Johnson Roundtree is a civil rights activist, ordained minister, and attorney. She is noted for her 1955 victory before the Interstate Commerce Commission in the first bus desegregation…

Dovey Johnson Roundtree is a civil rights activist, ordained minister, and attorney. She is noted for her 1955 victory before the Interstate Commerce.

Chairman of a group of Craig County officials speaks out against an Interstate Commerce Commission ruling which authorizes the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway to abandon a branch line in the county - University of Virginia - Virgo

Chairman of a group of Craig County officials speaks out against an Interstate Commerce Commission ruling which authorizes the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway to abandon a branch line in the county - University of Virginia - Virgo

North Alabama Express. an Alabama Corporation Aaa Cooper Transportation Inc. an Alabama Corporation Alabama Public Service Commission Milan Express Inc. Intervenors v. The Interstate Commerce Commission and the United States of America Averitt Express Inc. Deaton Inc. Intervenors 996 F.2d 1072 11th Cir. (1993)

North Alabama Express. an Alabama Corporation Aaa Cooper Transportation Inc. an Alabama Corporation Alabama Public Service Commission Milan Express Inc. Intervenors v. The Interstate Commerce Commission and the United States of America Averitt Express Inc. Deaton Inc. Intervenors 996 F.2d 1072 11th Cir. (1993)

The rides continued for the following months and under pressure from the Kennedy administration, the Interstate Commerce Commission issued new regulations prohibiting segregated transport facilities. Patricia Elaine Bryant, then 20, was member of the 12th group of Freedom Riders that were arrested in Jackson, coming from Nashville at 5.30am on June 8, 1961.

Mugshots of Freedom Riders are brought to life in colorized images

The rides continued for the following months and under pressure from the Kennedy administration, the Interstate Commerce Commission issued new regulations prohibiting segregated transport facilities. Patricia Elaine Bryant, then 20, was member of the 12th group of Freedom Riders that were arrested in Jackson, coming from Nashville at 5.30am on June 8, 1961.

The Power Brake Law of 1958 ICC Interstate Commerce Commission Railroads

The Power Brake Law of 1958 ICC Interstate Commerce Commission Railroads

"interstate commerce commission" cartoon wires rail - Google Search

Rockefeller: Was A robber baron Of Petroleum?

Washington, D.C., 1924. "Interstate Commerce Commission building."

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Washington, D." Two doors down from the Jazz Age equivalent of the Apple Store. Note police call box with Bat Signal globe.

RAIL STRIKE, 1920: A huge nationwide freight car logjam resulted from a strike by railway workers. The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was charged with assisting the railroad lines to break the logjam and get freight moving expeditiously. Berryman portrays Uncle Sam as an ICC traffic cop, directing the flow of railroad trains.

RAIL STRIKE, 1920: A huge nationwide freight car logjam resulted from a strike by railway workers. The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) was charged with assisting the railroad lines to break the logjam and get freight moving expeditiously. Berryman portrays Uncle Sam as an ICC traffic cop, directing the flow of railroad trains.

-- September 22, 1961 ICC ruling, effective November 1, 1961: All interstate buses required to display a certificate that reads: "Seating aboard this vehicle is without regard to race, color, creed, or national origin,  by order of the Interstate Commerce Commission." This is a large step in equailty for African Americans.

-- September 22, 1961 ICC ruling, effective November 1, 1961: All interstate buses required to display a certificate that reads: "Seating aboard this vehicle is without regard to race, color, creed, or national origin, by order of the Interstate Commerce Commission." This is a large step in equailty for African Americans.

Former slave John Wesley Cromwell (1846-1927) was an educator, lawyer, Republican, and journalist. He acquired his law degree at Howard University and likely was the first black attorney to argue before the Interstate Commerce Commission. He also published and edited the People's Advocate, a weekly newspaper, organized the Republican Party, and helped found the American Negro Academy.

John Wesley Cromwell, “Address on the Difficulties of the Colored Youth in Obtaining an Education in the Virginias”

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