Alabama V. Martin Luther King

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To compensate for the fact that the African Americans still needed to have some alternate form of transportation, the MIA created a complex carpool system of an estimated 300 cars for the use of boycotting riding the buses. The intensity of the boycott increased when, "City officials obtained injunctions against the boycott in February 1956, and indicted over 80 boycott leaders under a 1921 law prohibiting conspiracies that interfered with lawful business" ("Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955-1956)"). Therefore King who led the boycott, was charged and ordered to pay $500 or serve 386 days in jail in the case State of Alabama v. Martin Luther King. Regardless of this outcome, the bus boycott continued until another keystone court case almost year

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