Surname 1NameInstructorCourseDate1. Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, and the Montgomery Bus Boycott.The 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott was a culmination of decades of African Americansdiscrimination in all spheres of life. The boycott resulted from the exhausted Rosa Parks whofailed to give her seat to a white American on a city bus. The African American Rosa Parksremained seated leading to her arrest. The simple act led to the emergence of a new period of thecivil rights movement. Racial segregation had become a culture in Americans transport sector.Drivers could not allow blacks to occupy the same seats or rows with the whites. Driversdemanded that black passengers should pay for their fares at the front of the bus (Wilson 305).Innocent black Africans were often arrested and mistreated at the bus routes. Rosa Parks markeda new era in the history of Black Americans.Reflecting on the historical boycott Dr. Martin Luther King Jnr teaches about theprinciples of nonviolence. The act of Rosa Parks refusing to sit at the back of the bus made himbreak the segregation laws. She was arrested for violating racial segregation laws. The AfricanAmerican community chose Martin Luther King Jr to lead their campaign for their freedom andgender equality (Anderson 74). Luther King was unknown, and no one could expect him to fighta war against the government and the Jim Crow laws. From the case have learned that MartinLuther adopted a nonviolent resistance to fight for the in ...
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