Highlights From The Turbulent 1960s Civil Rights Movement

The 1960s brought about great cultural change in America. The Beatles, Woodstock, The Summer of Love, the Cuban Missile Crisis, man taking his first steps on the moon, and many other events would transform our world at a pace faster than in any decade before it.


In the background of the 1960s buzz, the Civil Rights Movement was also taking off. The nation would see underlying issues rise to the surface and demand attention. American citizens who had been untreated unfairly by society began to insist on equality and decency.

Let’s take a look at some of the highlights from the decade that rocked America to its core and changed civil rights through struggle and adversity for generations to come.