Montgomery Bus Boycott


Subject:
Black Resources , Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties , Civil Rights Movement , Segregation & Discrimination , Women , Civil Rights

Description:
"Sparked by Rosa Parks' arrest on 1 December 1955, the Montgomery bus boycott was an eleven-month mass protest that ended with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that public bus segregation is unconstitutional." This brief essay discusses the boycott and the events surrounding the act. Includes a bibliography and links to related material. From the Martin Luther King Papers Project, Stanford University.

Publisher:
Martin Luther King Papers Project

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.stanford.edu/group/King/about_king/encyclopedia/bus_boycott.html


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