Student Nonviolent Coordinating Council-SNCC founded.
Meredith Gourdine invents electro gas- dynamics (EGD) to convert natural gas to electricity.
Langston Hughes is inducted into the National Institute of Arts and Letters.
CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) sends Freedom riders south to test bus laws.
The United Nations establishes the Special Committee Against Apartheid.
James Meredith becomes the first black student at U of MS.
The March on Washington, DC attended by 200K people
President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Fannie Lou Hammer testified for Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
Congress amends the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 abolishing the national origin quota system.
President Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 prohibiting racial discrimination in voting and banned literacy tests and other discriminatory registration and voting practices that aimed to exclude black voters from voting.
President Johnson appoints Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court.
Laws prohibiting interracial marriage declared unconstitutional.