December 1,1955

December 2008
Jet;12/8/2008, Vol. 114 Issue 21, p22
The article describes events in Black History that occurred on December 1, 1955. On that day, activist Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus and was arrested for violating the state law that whites and blacks had to sit on different bus rows. Parks' activism and trials led to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that segregation was unconstitutional.


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