Montgomery Bus Boycott

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Bus Boycott The Montgomery Bus Boycott was a political protest campaign in 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama intended to oppose the citys policy of racial segregation on its public transit system. The boycott was precipitated by Rosa Parks refusal to give up her bus seat in favor of a white passenger. In Montgomery, the dividing line between the front seats reserved for white passengers and the back ones reserved for black passengers was not fixed. When the front of the bus was full, the driver could order black passengers sitting towards the front of the bus to surrender their seat. Rosa Parks seat was in that border area. She was arrested on December 1, 1955 for her refusal to move. It is sometimes reported by oral legend that Parks was simply too tired to move from her seat after ...

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