Facts on the Montgomery Bus Boycott
On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, an African-American seamstress named Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger on a city bus. Her arrest prompted a 13-month, citywide boycott of the Montgomery city bus...
City Commission. W. A. Gayle, President of the Commission (mayor); Frank Parks
, Commissioner; Clyde Sellers, Police Commissioner. National City Lines.
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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 ...
Rosa Parks rode at the front of a Montgomery, Alabama, bus on the day the
Supreme Court's ban on segregation of the city's buses took effect. A year earlier
In his role as the primary spokesman of the year-long Montgomery bus boycott,
King utilized the leadership abilities he had gained from his religious background
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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 ...
Kids learn about the history of the Montgomery Bus Boycott that started when
Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. Led by Martin