Equality of Transport

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  • Created on: 17-04-14 11:59

Montgomery bus boycott between 1955-6:

  • 1st of December
  • Rosa Parks (55 yrs old)
  • Didn't move from her seat for a white man
  • arrested & jailed
  • NAACP organised a 1 day boycott
  • Blacks made 75% of passengers
  • Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) organised a 1 yr boycott
  • MIA leader was Martin Luther King Jrstarted the civil right movement

In November 1956 the Supreme Court ordered that segregation on transport was unconstitutional.

Montgomery bus boycott as a turning point:

  • Martin Luther King Jr was in the…


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