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...
The Montgomery Bus Boycott, a seminal event in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement,
was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial ...
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On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to get up from a seat on a bus
to move back. Her arrest triggered the Montgomery bus boycott
, and helped bring together a civil rights coalition that worked throughout the US for racial justice and basic civil rights. More: Rosa... More »
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
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 ...
Review of 1955-1956 landmark events from the Montgomery Advertiser. Features
newspaper front pages, article archives, biographies of key pioneers, timeline ...
3 days ago ... For 382 days, almost the entire African-American population of Montgomery,
Alabama, including leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks ...
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 ...