Montgomery´s Bus Boycott Essay

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Commonly, Rosa Park’s arrests for refusing to yield her seat on a bus for a White man is a popular misconception of being the primary stimulant that kindled the uproar of the historical boycott of Montgomery’s buses known today. Contrarily, unprecedented, racially provoked violence, and discriminative and segregated events prior to Parks’ conviction motivated leaders to organize their communities for the challenge to break barriers of government’s disregards to Negro’s rights and race equality. Parks was the catalyst that spread to the community for the immediate need for change. Despite, Negroes limited sources, and assumptions they were impressionable and unintelligent; nevertheless, their stance made an economical impact to public …show more content…

However, many constituents turned activists back then participated in the actions of not taking any public transportation so they can get the recognition of their magnitude in society from the counter race. Consequently, the success of the word-of-mouth mission for equality enforced “Montgomery federal court ruled that any law requiring racially segregated seating on buses violated the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. That amendment, adopted in 1868 following the American Civil War (1861-65), guarantees all citizens, regardless of race, equal rights and equal protection under state and federal laws. The city appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, which upheld the lower court's decision on December 20, 1956. Montgomery's buses were integrated on December 21, 1956, and the boycott ended. It had lasted 381 days.” Obviously, the steady involvements of community members led to their victory, proved people can exercise their First Amendment rights in a civil manner, and effectively execute an imperative mission such as boycott or sit-ins. Second, “it’s not what you say it’s how you say it.” In the scenario of civil rights issues, it was more of who said it. Historical civil rights activists back then can move a crowd without saying a word. Their presents and status alone can convey a powerful

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