The MLK Jr. And The Civil Rights Movement

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struggle in Alabama. The law of segregated public transportation was later lifted after the city of Montgomery was defeated in several court rulings, which led to large financial losses. The boycott lasted for 382 days and those days were full of violence and harassment. It included attacks on MLK Jr’s house and E.D Nixon’s house (E.D Nixon was the head of the Montgomery NAACP branch). Soon after the victory of the bus boycott, Martin Luther King Jr. established the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to organize the power of the churches in the South. In 1959, MLK Jr traveled to Gandhi 's birthplace in India. Martin Jr. was affected by this trip so much, Gandhi’s successful way of non-violent activism inspired him, causing him to use
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