Welcome to Nick, Ryan, and Kyle's website on the Civil Rights Movement. On this website their are summaries of 30 events that happened during the Civil Rights movement. This movement lasted from 1955 up until 1968.The Civil Rights Movement was a worldwide political movement with the goals to change the laws so they do not discriminate against race. It used both non-violent and violent protests in an attempt to change the laws and the way people view racism and discrimination. The movement was somewhat successful in its goals, and it did change some laws and did help with discrimination in the US. However, Racism and racial discrimination still existed and it did affect African Americans living in the United States.