The African-American Civil Rights Movement was from 1954-1968. Nonviolent protest and civil disobedience were held during this time period. Some major events happen during this time period one which was the Montgomery Bus Boycott in Alabama. Another famous event was the March on Washington. This took place in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963. One Important person that attend that event was Martin Luther King, Jr. He was one of the strongest civil rights activist.