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Civil Rights Timeline
1941 Phillip Randol organises 100,000 man march against exclusion of AA working in
defence

1941 Executive order 8802 was passed ­stopped discrimination in government and
industrial jobs

1941 Fair Employment Practises Committee set up

1942 Congress of racial equality begin sit ins

1945 End of second world…

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1964 Civil rights act passed

1965 The Moynihan report

1965 Events in Selma, Alabama

1965 The Watts riots

1965 the voting rights act passed

1966 The Meredith march

1966 Black Power movement formed

1966 Black Power Party founded by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale

1967 King criticises the Vietnam…

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