How Did Martin Luther King's Nonviolent Tactics

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Martin Luther King was one of the most influential and inspiring people in US history. He devoted all his life to the development and integration of minorities in the country, such as blacks and the poor, and to gain rights and freedom for all. Through his journey towards the goal of equality, he used nonviolent tactics. However, these tactics were ineffective as long time was needed, their aims are not fully accomplished, and more sacrifice had happened. Martin Luther King’s nonviolent tactics were ineffective as it took long time and still Montgomery stayed as a segregated town after boycott. On December 1, 1955, Montgomery bus boycott has began due to an arrest of an African American Rosa Parks who refused to give up her seat to a white man. Martin Luther King organised a protest against racial segregation and he suggested to have a…show more content…
Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) was formed and it spread the news of boycott all around the town. On Monday 5 December, black residents started not to ride transportation who took up 70 percent of the passengers. This caused the transportation company to run a huge deficit. In December 1956, a federal court said that the segregated buses are unconstitutional so the buses in Montgomery became officially desegregated. This event showed what united, peaceful protest can achieve and the economic power of the blacks. However, there were limitations because it took more than a year to desegregate the transportation and the segregation other than transportations were still valid. This mean that the blacks needed to go further to desegregate the public places as well. The boycott cannot be said to be fully successful as the
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