Montgomery Bus Boycott Research Paper

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Looking back at our American history when we mention the Montgomery bus boycott the first persons we think of is Marin Luther King and Rosa Parks. But in reality there was so many people behind the scenes involved, that made this movement possible. There were competent educators, supervisors, principles, teachers, social workers, other community workers, nurse’s women employees, and members of the Women’s Political Council which made a great impact to the Montgomery Boycott. In 1946, the Women’s Political Council (WPC) was founded nine years before the boycott began, by Dr. Mary Fair. The WPC was formed for the purpose of inspiring black Americans to live above mediocrity, to elevate their thinking, to fight juvenile and adult delinquency,…show more content…
Black citizens loved their Montgomery city they did not want to destroy it, but they did want to end segregation before it destroyed their race. Immediately WPC Would distribute thousands of leaflets to every black home in Montgomery letting them know about the Boycott. The black minster and their churches made the Montgomery Bus Boycott the success that it was. Shortly after Dr. King was the elected spokesman for the boycotting people. The organization of the boycott organized routes and mapped out to get workers to all parts of the city. The masses organized themselves into a new association The Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA). MIA was pledged to protect, defend encourage, enlighten, and assist the members of the black community against unfair treatment. Simultaneously during the boycott, the Intestate Commerce Commission handed down a decision that segregation in interstate travel was unconstitutional and ordered the removal of discriminatory “Colored” and “White” signs. But then their was the announcement of the Geet-Tough policy
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