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While most people remember Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, they forget that the Montgomery Bus Boycott succeeded because of the participation of tens of thousands of ordinary people. These women and men risked their lives and jobs to keep the boycott alive. Many, like this woman, walked instead of riding the segregated buses.

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Nice The 60th Anniversary of Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat and the beginning of The Montgomery Bus Boycott

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It took 40,000 Black people walking to work for 381 days in Montgomery bus boycott and Rosa Parks to make history.

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The Supreme Court of the United States declares Alabama laws requiring segregated buses illegal, thus ending the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Montgomery Bus Boycott, a seminal event in the U.S. civil rights movement, was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation...The Supreme Court of the United States declares Alabama laws requiring segregated buses illegal, thus ending the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Montgomery Bus Boycott, a seminal event in the U.S…

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Selma-Montgomery March: Martin Luther King leading march from Selma to Montgomery to protest lack of voting rights for African Americans. Beside King is US Congressman John Lewis, Reverend Jesse Douglas, James Forman and Ralph Abernathy. March 1965.

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The No. 2857 bus on which Rosa Parks was riding on December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama when she was arrested for her refusal to give up her seat to a white person which sparked the Civil Rights Movement.

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Google Image Result for http://www.biographyonline.net/humanitarian/images/rosa-parks/rosa-parks.jpg

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Stand for something or fall for anything! Police taking MLK to court for assuming leadership of the Montgomery bus boycott and of the burgeoning civil rights movement, Altanta, Georgia, 1960.

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In Montgomery, Alabama, seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man and is arrested for violating the city’s racial segregation laws, an incident which leads to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Bus No. 2857 on which Parks was riding was restored and placed on display in The Henry...In Montgomery, Alabama, seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man and is arrested for violating the city’s racial segregation laws, an incident which leads to the…

Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King at the Montgomery, Alabama courthouse where Dr. King was tried for leading the bus boycott that brought national attention to the Civil Rights Movement.

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