Sunday, January 15, 2012

MLK’s Birthday

In honor of MLK’s birthday, this year I’m choosing to remember him in his fist victory rather than in death.  The Montgomery Bus Boycott began in December, 1955.  The boycott went on for eleven long months.  Martin Luther King Jr. was a young man and a leader of the movement.  On November 13, 1956 the United States Supreme Court declared segregation on buses unconstitutional.   A unanimous ruling.

Here a very young Martin Luther King Jr. announces to the crowd that they will begin riding buses again: