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Montgomery Bus Boycott: 60 Years Later

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To mark the 60th anniversary of the black bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, we look back at the movement started by Rosa Parks.

To mark the 60th anniversary of the black bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, we look back at the movement started by Rosa Parks.
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United States

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To mark the 60th anniversary of the black bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, we look back at the movement started by Rosa Parks.

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English


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Rosa Parks' Story Offers a History Lesson for Police

11/30/2015
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Sixty years ago Tuesday, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus. Recruits in Montgomery, Ala., are learning about Parks in a course aimed at eliminating bias in policing. (Morning Edition, NPR, 11/30/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

11/30/2015
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Anyone who has ever studied the civil rights movement in the United States can surely tell one story about Rosa Parks: She refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus one day. But the elementary-school version of that story is (of course) enormously oversimplified, and it glosses over Rosa Parks’ lifelong work as an activist for equal rights.

Duration: 00:19:00