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Timeline of the Struggle

These are some notable historical events in Black History that need to be recognized

and celebrated by everyone! Many men and women sacrificed and even gave their

lives to help shape the Civil Rights history of our nation. Now known as the he Civil

Rights Movement, Thankful Heritage, Inc. urges you to commemorate these

historical events by recognizing and celebrating each of them!

*NOTE: Recognize these events with a cake cutting ceremony

*Jan. 15

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday

1929

Feb. 1

Lunch Counter Sit-Ins

1960

Mar. 21

From Selma to Montgomery

1965

*Apr. 5

Booker T. Washington Birthday

1856

May 4

Freedom Riders

1961

May 17

Brown vs. Board of Education

1954

*Jun. 11

Charlotte Hawkins Brown Birthday

1883

July 2

Civil Rights Act

1964

July 26

Executive Order 9981

1948

Aug. 6

Voting Rights Act

1965

Aug. 20

First Slaves arrive in Jamestown, VA

1619

Aug. 28

March on Washington

1963

Sept .4

Little Rock Nine

1957

*Oct 28

Levi Coffin Birthday

1758

Nov. 1

Crisis Magazines

1910

Negro Digest Magazines

1942

Ebony Magazines

1945

Jet Magazines

1951

Dec. 1

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955

*Dec. 19

Dr. Carter G. Woodson Birthday

1875

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