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Montgomery bus boycott - Wikipedia
4 Jul 2020 at 9:28pm
The Montgomery bus boycott was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama.It was a seminal event in the civil rights movement.The campaign lasted from December 5, 1955 ? the Monday after Rosa Parks, an African-American woman, was arrested for refusing to surrender her seat to a white person ? to ...

Montgomery bus boycott | Summary & Martin Luther King, Jr ...
5 Jul 2020 at 4:16am
Montgomery bus boycott, mass protest against the bus system of Montgomery, Alabama, by civil rights activists and their supporters that led to a 1956 U.S. Supreme Court decision declaring that Montgomery?s segregation laws on buses were unconstitutional.

Montgomery Bus Boycott | The Martin Luther King, Jr ...
3 Jul 2020 at 3:09pm
Sparked by the arrest of Rosa Parks on 1 December 1955, the Montgomery bus boycott was a 13-month mass protest that ended with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that segregation on public buses is unconstitutional.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott (U.S. National Park Service)
3 Apr 2020 at 6:52pm
The Montgomery bus boycott began the modern Civil Rights Movement and established Martin Luther King Jr. as its leader. King instituted the practice of massive non-violent civil disobedience to injustice, which he learned from studying Gandhi.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott (article) | Khan Academy
4 Jul 2020 at 4:05pm
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Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955-56) - BlackPast.org
23 Jun 2020 at 6:24am
The Montgomery Bus Boycott in Montgomery, Alabama was a crucial event in the 20th Century Civil Rights Movement. On the evening of December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks, a Montgomery seamstress on her way home from work, refused to give up her seat on the bus for a white man and was subsequently arrested.

Martin Luther King, Jr. - The Montgomery bus boycott ...
5 Jul 2020 at 12:05am
King had been pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama, slightly more than a year when the city?s small group of civil rights advocates decided to contest racial segregation on that city?s public bus system following the incident on December 1, 1955, in which Rosa Parks, an African American woman, had refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger and as a consequence was arrested for violating the city?s segregation law.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott ? Pieces of History
3 Jul 2020 at 2:59am
African-American citizens made up a full three-quarters of regular bus riders, causing the boycott to have a strong economic impact on the public transportation system and on the city of Montgomery as a whole. The boycott was proving to be a successful means of protest.

Rosa Parks ignites bus boycott - HISTORY
1 Jul 2020 at 7:26am
In Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks is jailed for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man, a violation of the city?s racial segregation laws. The successful Montgomery Bus...

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