The Life of Rosa Parks Pt.2
Updated: 3/31/2020
The Life of Rosa Parks Pt.2
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  • Let's Go.
  • Guilty of violating a local ordinance, you'll be fined $10, as well as a $4 court fee.
  • Have you heard about the boycott's ?
  • Yea thy're all over. Finally.
  • The police arrested Parks at the scene and charged her with violation of Chapter 6, Section 11, of the Montgomery City Code. She was taken to police headquarters, where, later that night, she was released on bail.
  • FOR ALL....
  • On Monday December 5, 1955, Parks' trial, the African American community was asked to stay off city buses etc, in protest of her arrest. The Montgomery Bus Boycott, lasted for 381 days and ended with a Supreme Court ruling declaring segregation on public transit systems to be unconstitutional. Following a 30-minute hearing, Parks was found guilty of violating a local ordinance and was fined $10, as well as a $4 court fee.
  • In June 1956, the district court declared racial segregation laws unconstitutional. On November 13, 1956, the U.S. Supreme Court had the lower court's ruling, declaring segregation on public transport to be unconstitutional. Since the transit company and downtown businesses suffered financial loss and etc, the city of Montgomery had no choice but to lift its enforcement of segregation on public buses, and the boycott officially ended on December 20, 1956.
  • Rosa parks fought for racial equality when she refused to give up her seat. Her doing this led to nationwide efforts to end racial segregation of public facilities.
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