MLK and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
This article explores the Montgomery Bus Boycott organized by MLK in the 1950s. It highlights how MLK emerged as the leader of the boycott and inspired fellow African Americans to boycott the buses and walk instead. The article also discusses the impact of the boycott on the civil rights movement.
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1. By: Adison Morinville, Summer Jenson, Morgan LaBelle
2. MLK, deep in thought. A dreamer, more than likely dreamin
3. Montgomery Bus Boycott In the 1950s, city buses were segregated In 1955, Rosa Parks, refused to give up her seat to a white person This launched the boycott, organized by MLK MLK emerged as the leader and organizer of the boycott He gave various speeches, and urged fellow African Americans to boycott the buses, and walk instead The boycott in action, MLK at the lead
4. The boycott stretched on for over a year (382 days) King, being the leader, received death threats, and had his house bombed On November 13, 1956, the U.S. Supreme Court went against Alabama state saying the segregation of city busses went against the 14 th amendment A shiny vehicle, some fine young ladies; a fine day indeed . Martin Luther King, Jr., and his nonviolent civil rights movement had won its first great victory. There would be many more to come.
5. The Beginning of the Civil Rights Movement 1893, Plessy vs. Ferguson , a case ruling that separate institutions are equal On July 26, 1948, Truman signs executive order 9981, which states that there should be equal treatment and opportunity to those of every origin in the armed forces. May 17, 1954; Brown vs. Board of Education , a famous case which ruled that segregation is unconstitutional. NAACP victory won by Thurgood Marshall, which greatly made way for desegregation to occur. Overturns Plessy vs. Ferguson. The murder of Emmitt Till, a 14-year old boy from Chicago who was kidnapped, beaten, and shot, then dumped in in the Tallahatchie River for whistling at a white woman while visiting his family in Mississippi. Those accused later admitted and boasted the crime in an interview for Look Magazine. Sparked much controversy which in turn led to the civil rights movement. The 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott (previously discussed), initiated by Rosa Parks and led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. paved the way for much of the success throughout the movement, and was a major victory.
6. MLKs Philosophy on protest