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    in Montgomery, Alabama walked, carpooled, or hitchhiked to work in an act of rebellion against segregation on buses. This bus boycott was not the first of its kind – black citizens of Baton-Rouge, Louisiana had implemented the same two years prior – but the bus boycott in Montgomery was a critical battle of the Civil Rights Movement. Though the original intent of the boycott was to economically cripple the bus system until local politicians agreed to integrate the city’s buses, the Montgomery Bus

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    Tallassee, Alabama. There are not many landscapes and main attractions that we have in Tallassee, but it is the movement and human-environment interactions of people who live to make their town better that makes it remarkable. Even though I love Tallassee Al, I have always wanted to travel the world and see everything there is to see. So back in 2009, I decided to relocate to the historic city of Montgomery, Alabama and it has been the greatest move I could ever make. Montgomery, Alabama was integrated

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    John Lewis

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    others to join the strive for equality. One of these people that they influenced was John Lewis. John Robert Lewis was born on February 21, 1940 in Troy, Alabama. The son of a sharecropping family, he resided on the family farm. Subject to the regular Jim Crow mindset of the South, he attend a segregated public school in Pike County, Alabama. Early on, he was influenced by civil rights role models such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks. His family on the other hand, believed that there was

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    Exhibitions 14’

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    During a Felid trip to the museum of Fort Lauderdale to see the exhibition they had In celebration of” Black History Month, Nova Southeastern University's Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale presents The Movement: Bob Adelman and Civil Rights Era Photography” This tour had different sections breaking down his life showing important events in the black history month many different but yet very important. In fact the tour had a section of Martin Luther king Jr And had Documentary who had lost his life

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    Whos is Fred Shuttlesworth?

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    way of Civil Rights in hometown, Birmingham, Alabama. Working closely with Martin Luther King Jr, he famously one said “As Birmingham goes, so goes the nation” to Martin Luther King Jr. (Fred Shuttlesworth Biography) Fred Shuttlesworth is one of the bravest and dynamic leaders of the civil rights movement, but every great story; every great individual had to start from the bottom to end up as a success story. Freddie Lee Robinson was born in Meigs, Alabama on March 18, 1922. Freddie and his family moved

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    father wanted him to marry a woman from Atlanta, and opposed King’s plans to marry Coretta. “When King refused to back down, his father relented, and on June 18, 1953, he performed the marriage ceremony at the Scott family home in rural Perry County, Alabama” (Kirk). Martin Luther King Jr’s role in the Civil Rights Acts of the 1960’s positively affected the removal of segregation. II. Historical Setting and Conflict Prior to King’s involvement, tensions had been rising within the Black community

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    Montgomery Homes

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    There are several things that you wish to think about whereas shopping for new homes in Montgomery; but, the most vital issue is to think about the builder, UN agency is chargeable for the project. Whereas getting home, everybody desires to make certain that the builder that they opt for is toughened, committed to client services, qualified, and sure-handed. The builder ought to be able to meet your wants and expectations whereas building homes and supply a wonderful shopping for expertise. What

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    Located in the heart of the Deep South region of the United States, Alabama is one of the most interesting states to visit in the country. With miles of sandy beaches along its southern coast on the Gulf of Mexico to rugged mountains on its northern Tennessee border, Alabama has a wide range of beautiful natural landscapes that invite nature lovers to come and visit. For those who are lovers of culture and history, Alabama also beckons you to come visit its top-notch cultural and historical attractions

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    Civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. At the age of two she moved to her grandparents' farm in Pine Level, Alabama with her mother and younger brother, Sylvester. At the age of 11 she enrolled in the Montgomery Industrial School for Girls, a private school founded by liberal-minded women from the northern United States. The school's philosophy of self-worth was consistent with Leona McCauley's advice to "take advantage of the opportunities, no matter

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    research paper

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    and equality and justice and prosperity for all people.” says Rosa Parks ( Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott). The African Americans Civil Rights were not fulfilled by the white people who rode the buses with them. She stood up for her rights when nobody else wanted to. Even when she was arrested she did not give up her rights as a human. When the boycott started everybody in the state of Alabama was living in segregation. No one thought that what she was doing was going to have such an impact

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