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The Story of the Montogmery Bus Boycott

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Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955) - This began with Rosa Parks refusing to sit in the back of the bus. The boycott's goal was to protest segregation in public buses.  It was an important civil rights event in that her personal actions gave strength to others to stand up to the inequalities faced.


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katimaknight's curator insight, February 2, 2015 4:04 PM

Without the montgomery bus boycott I don't think the civil rights movement would of been as effective because the boycotting played an improtant part. This article makes me feel relived that people took a stand so that I can today sit wherever I like on a bus.

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Freedom Riders | Revisiting the 1961 Freedom Rides | PBS

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Deliberately violating Jim Crow laws by traveling together through the Deep South, 400 blacks and whites practice nonviolent activism. Presented by American Experience.

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stepfon hayward's curator insight, February 3, 2015 10:24 AM

 the Freedom Riders were met with bitter racism and mob violence along the way, sorely testing their belief in nonviolent activism.

 

they was following in the MLK movement of solving situation without using violence

Deondre's curator insight, February 3, 2015 10:03 PM

The Freedom Riders had an huge impact on history protesting about their civil rights. Then their march came to an end with the bus was attack by a large group of angry white people.

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The Rosa Parks Story - FULL VIDEO!!!

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Deondre's curator insight, January 28, 2015 10:51 PM

Rosa Parks had refused to give up her seat was one major turning point in history 

 

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Rosa Parks

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Rosa Parks will always be associated with the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955-56 which many regard as the start of a major civil rights offensive in America.

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stepfon hayward's curator insight, February 3, 2015 9:20 AM

I like this article because it has a famous African american icon known as Rosa Park

 

i thought this would be a good article to scoop because it went in to more detail about the bus ride she went through  in that time and it was because they could not sit on the same bus seat as white

 

My reaction to this article was very proud because i always like how she was one Woman who stood up for want she wanted which was hard for  African american women at the time 

 

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Civil Rights movement - Rosa Parkes

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NORTHLONDON TODAY | NEWS | School fights racism allegations | 2013

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School fights racism allegations.
A SCHOOL in the borough is fighting allegations that senior management racially discriminated against a staff member... Enfield Advertiser & Gazette

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Concern over same-sex marriage

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Concern over same-sex marriage (Christian extremists want 'Jim Crow' laws against gays http://t.co/6VI97zcFNE)
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Rosa Parks : PBS LearningMedia

PBS Learning Media Home Page (RT @pbsteachers: Enhance classroom discussion around the #CivilRights Movement w/ this interview of Rosa Parks.


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