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Martin Luther King, Jr., leads the non-violent action...
Item # 654739
December 21, 1956
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, December 21, 1956
* Martin Luther King Jr. becomes known
* Montgomery, Alabama bus segregation
A landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court outlawed bus segregation throughout the country, doing much to create defiant reactions throughout the South. The new law went into effect Dec. 21, the date of this issue.
The front page has a three column heading: "South's 'Jim Crow' Buses Hit" with: "No Trouble in Montgomery" Page 3 has: "Montgomery Reports No Trouble" and "Integration Edict Studied" This was Martin Luther King's introduction to the national stage for the Civil Rights cause. A significant issue in the early Civil Rights movement.
Complete with 14 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine,nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century