Bus Boycott

Some articles on bus boycott, bus boycotts, bus, boycott:

Charles Kenzie Steele - Tallahassee Bus Boycott
... The Tallahassee bus boycott began in May, 1956, during the Montgomery bus boycott ... Like other bus boycotts during the civil rights movement in America, it started because black people were forced to ride in the back of the bus, and when two students refused to give up their ... An organization was formed to protest and boycott against the city bus system ...
Paul Stephenson (civil Rights Campaigner) - Bus Boycott
... had passed a resolution that "coloured workers should not be employed as bus crews" by the Bristol Omnibus Company ... In 1963 Stephenson established that the bus company was indeed operating a colour bar and inspired by the example of Rosa Parks' refusal to move off a "whites only" bus seat in Montgomery ... Stephenson became spokesman for the boycott, which soon attracted nationwide media interest and the campaign grew to receive support from Bristolians of all colours ...

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