Montgomery Bus Boycott

 

                  Rosa Parks was the catalyst to the Civil Rights Movement and the Montgomery bus boycott. Rosa Parks was arrested on Dec.1, 1955 when she refused to give up her seat to a white man on a public bus. Many African Americans wouldn’t have dared to challenge segregation laws, but Rosa Parks did setting off a chain of events. Her arrest led African American to boycott riding busses, until segregation laws were ended. African Americans underwent extreme ridicule, harassment and discrimination but they still remained adamant in their decision. 

                           On Jun.4, 1955 congress agreed that the segregation laws of separate but equal” were indeed unconstitutional. Rosa Parks set off the Civil Rights movements and is a historical female figure in United states history for African American struggle for equality.

 

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