Rosa Parks And The Montgomery Bus Boycott

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To this day, Rosa Parks is considered to be one of the many influential idols that helped spark The Civil Rights movement. It was on her way home from work, on a Montgomery public bus, that she refused to give up her seat to a white man. December 1, 1955 is when this fearless act had taken place and had immediately led to Ms. Parks arrest. In time, the NAACP decided that it was time to take a stand and help drop the charges against Ms. Parks, which were seen as unlawful. In order to get the message across, the Montgomery Bus Boycott was organized and put into action for a total of 13 months. However, this was anything other than a peaceful protest. White citizens reacted with violence and hatred. It was still encouraged by Dr. King though

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