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Boycotts, buses, and passes

Pamela E. Brooks

Boycotts, buses, and passes

Black women"s resistance in the U.S. South and South Africa

by Pamela E. Brooks

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American women -- Southern States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Government, Resistance to -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Black women -- South Africa -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century,
  • Blacks -- Civil rights -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century,
  • Government, Resistance to -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century,
  • Civil rights movements -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century,
  • Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century,
  • South Africa -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPamela E. Brooks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.86 .B696 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18608216M
    ISBN 109781558496781, 9781558496767
    LC Control Number2008031443


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As recounted by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in his memoir, Stride Towards Freedom, the boycotters in Montgomery initially refused to ride city buses “until (1) courteous treatment by the bus operators was guaranteed; (2) passengers were seated on a first-come, first-served basis – Negroes seating from the back of the bus toward the front while whites seated from the front toward the back.

Perhaps most prominently, the boycott served as a road map for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as he planned the year-long Montgomery bus boycott in In King’s book, “Stride Toward.

The story of Rosa Parks' role in catalyzing the Montgomery bus boycott is well-known, but the story of Parks' history of activism long before that day 60 years ago is not well-known.