Civil Rights-Bus Boycott 1955-1956

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The Montgomery Bus Boycott

 

Origin of The Boycott.

Thursday December 1 1955: Seamstress Rosa Parks (member of The NAACP) was sitting on the front row of a bus for Black people when a man entered the bus. the bus driver ordered for everyone on her row to move back to create a new row for whites only. Eeryone on Rosa's row moved. Apart from her. The police were called and Rosa was arrested and on December 5th she was charged with a fine of $10 and a court cost of $4. It is said that this triggered the Boycott and Rosa was dubbed as "The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement"

Boycott time...

On the evening that Parks was arrested Jo Ann Robinson posted flyers around the Montgomery's black

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