TITLE

December 1,1955

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Jet;12/8/2008, Vol. 114 Issue 21, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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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35523184

 

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