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Montgomery bus boycott ends w/ integration...

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December 21, 1956

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, Dec. 21, 1956

* Montgomery bus boycott ends
* Racial segregation to integration
* Civil rights movement - MLK

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 on Dec. 21st.
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Negroes Gain Equality on Buses In Deep South" with subhead. (see)
These events were 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 20 pages, binding holes along the spine causes minimal text loss, generally in good condition.
Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century