MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT

By: Annie J Rottger

Bus Boycott

On December 1, 1955, four days before the boycott began, Rosa Parks, an African American woman, refused to yield her seat to a white man on a Montgomery bus. She was arrested and fined. The boycott of public buses by blacks in Montgomery began on the day of Parks' court hearing and lasted 381 days.

Bus Boycott

When:

Thursday, Dec. 1st, 1955


Where:

MONTGOMERY, AL

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What other options for transportation?

  • Taxi
  • Subway
  • Street car
  • Walking
  • Bicycle