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Montgomery Bus Boycott
Updated: 3/26/2020
Montgomery Bus Boycott
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Storyboard Text

  • I am not moving! Why must i sit in the back just because of my skin color?
  • Move now or I will make you move!
  • It is time for a change! We must boycott to make a statement.
  • Yes Sir. I could not agree more. Lets lead our people to a change.
  • WHAT DO WANT? Freedom!
  • WHEN DO WE WANT IT? Now
  • On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested because she refused to give up her seat to white passenger and was arrested
  • Bus Segregation is unconstitutional!
  • After the many incidents of black women being harshly removed from their seats, Black leaders(MIA) met to discuss the structure of the boycott. On December 5, 1955, Dr. King was elected president of the Montgomery Improvement Association.
  • The MIA will now close our boycott. Thank you President Kennedy.
  • Many people protested and participated in the boycotting. Many people stopped using buses, while other protested in the streets the issue of Civil Rights. Many African americans were removed by force and treated unfairly.
  • On June 5, 1956 The federal district rules that bus segregation is unconstitutional and illegal.
  • The Supreme Court secures the district rule and removes the bus segregation laws on November 13, 1956. The Martin Luther King and the MIA agreed to end the boycott when the desegregation is in place.
  • On December 21, 1956, Montgomery buses are now desegregated and the MIA leaders end the boycott.
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