greensboro sit ins 1960
aims - to end segregation in lunch counter and resteraunts in south
succes or failure - yes a success as woolworths eventually desegragated and marked a stage that showed youngf blacks were going to fight for their rights.
leader - the campaign was started by the SNCC who got MLK involved as a spokesperson
key figures - SNCC and MLK.
freedom rides 1961
aims - to end segregation on interstate buses
success or failure - success, as media highlighted discrimination and pushed JFK and Robert Kennedy to order desegregation on all interstate travel. however JFK did have to be encouraged and pushed and racism in the police was highlighetd.
leader - campaign groups suchas SNCC and CORE
key figures - CORE, SNCC and police cheif Bull Connor who let racists attack the protesters.
Albany, geogia 1961
aims - SNCC protesting against segregation in bus terminals
success or failure - failure, as city authorities refused to desegregate and police reacted peacefully. however media attention was gained.
leader - MLK was critised by NACCP and local black leaders, showed divisions within movement.
key figures - NAACP, SNCC, MLK and Laurie Pritchett
aims - to end all segregation and challenge discrimination in employment
success or failure - success as this campaign was crutial in getting JFK to propose civil rights act of 1964. the campaign highlighted the non-violent approach making whites generally sympathetic.
leader - MLK who used children ( critised for this ) to prtest at front to gain sympathy if violence was used against protesters.
key figures - MLK , bull connor
march on washington
aims - to push forward civil rights legislation
success or failure - success, as MLK gained much attention with 250,000 attendents to his speech. well organnised and peaceful which helps push foward civil fights act of 1964.
leader - MLK led this protest with his 'i have a dream' speech
key figures - MLK and NAACP
march on selma 1965
aims - to get voting rights act passed, in selma alabama only 23 blacks were registred to vote.
success or failure - success, as it encouraged LBJ to pas the voting rights act of 1965.
leader - led by MLK
key figures - MLK and SNCC