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Montgomery faces fine, lawsuit for dropping Confederate name

The Grio 28 Nov 2021
Montgomery last month changed the name of Jeff Davis Avenue to Fred D ... 26, 2021, in Montgomery, Ala ... 5 letter to Montgomery officials saying the city must pay a $25,000 fine by Dec ... Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed speaks at the Fred D ... The city also played a key role in the civil rights movement — including the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
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Make Dec. 1 a 'day of courage' in honor of Rosa Parks

The Gainesville Sun 27 Nov 2021
Parks' refusal and ultimate arrest, as many know, sparked the Montgomery bus boycott, which, after over a year, led to buses in the city becoming integrated, and the emergence of boycott leader, Dr.
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Plans for Rosa Parks, Helen Keller statues at Alabama State Capitol move forward

The Gadsden Times 27 Nov 2021
The project would call for the Parks statue to go on the west side of the Alabama State Capitol, facing Bainbridge Street and possibly looking down Dexter Avenue, where Parks boarded a bus on Dec ... Her refusal to give up her seat to a white passenger led to the chain of events that triggered the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
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Alabama city told to keep Confederate street name or face $25,000 fine

The Observer 25 Nov 2021
Montgomery’s mayor, ... Montgomery, sometimes referred to as the “Cradle of the Confederacy” because the alliance was formed there in 1861 and served as the first Confederate capital, was also key to the civil rights movement a century later, including the Montgomery bus boycott.
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Montgomery faces fine lawsuit for dropping Confederate name

Times Union 25 Nov 2021
MONTGOMERY, Ala ... Montgomery last month changed the name of Jeff Davis Avenue to Fred D ... 5 letter to Montgomery officials saying the city must pay a $25,000 fine by Dec ... Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed said changing the name was the right thing to do ... The city also played a key role in the civil rights movement — including the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
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Washington College: Culture Leads, Leaders Follow

The Star Democrat 24 Nov 2021
Culture eats strategy for lunch.” ... My guess ... became pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church of Montgomery, Alabama ... In December 1955, he became the leader of the Montgomery Bus Boycott to end segregated public transit ... King’s movement started in Montgomery, Alabama where he was a pastor; his leadership reshaped the national culture ... .
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Week of activities planned in honor of Montgomery Bus Boycott's 66th anniversary

Montgomery Advertiser 22 Nov 2021
Sixty-six years ago, a dedicated group of people stood firm against racist segregation in Montgomery ... .
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Review | 65 years later, ‘Trouble in Mind’ arrives on Broadway

AM New York 19 Nov 2021
Instead, Lorraine Hansberry became the first African-American female playwright to have a play on Broadway in 1959 with “A Raisin in the Sun.” The first Broadway production of “Trouble in Mind,” produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company, makes for an important addition to a fall ...
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'A Day of Courage'

The Gainesville Sun 17 Nov 2021
The Rosa Parks Quiet Courage Committee will host a “Day of Courage” to mark the 66th anniversary of Park’s refusal to give up her seat on a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama ... 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, and her arrest led the late Rev ... to lead a bus boycott protesting the arrest of Parks and the racist laws in Montgomery.
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2 men to be cleared in 1965 killing of Malcolm X, report says

Montana Standard 17 Nov 2021
Martin Luther King Jr.’s 'Montgomery Bus Boycott' speech ... addressed thousands of people who were part of the subsequent boycott of the Montgomery bus system. He talked about the long-time intimidation of Black bus riders, and the importance of continuing the protest.
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Henry Ruggs’ Alabama hometown hurting following fatal crash

Las Vegas Review-Journal 13 Nov 2021
9, 2021, in Montgomery, Ala ... 9, 2021, in Montgomery, Ala ... 11, 2021, in Montgomery, Ala ... 11, 2021, in Montgomery, Ala ... 11, 2021, in Montgomery, Ala ... It’s where civil rights icon Rosa Parks refused in 1954 to switch seats on a city bus, thereby igniting the Montgomery bus boycott and amplifying the intensity of the civil rights movement.
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The big 'little' lies of Aaron Rodgers

The Keene Sentinel 13 Nov 2021
Aaron Rodgers is a selfish man ... Contrary to NFL recommendations, Aaron Rodgers is not vaccinated ... “The great MLK said, ‘You have a moral obligation to object to unjust rules and rules that make no sense’,” Rodgers said throwing in his anti-vax lot with the Montgomery bus boycotters, sanitation workers on strike and lunch-counter protesters ... Whatever!.
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Documentary about Rosa Parks coming to Peacock in 2022

Detroit news 11 Nov 2021
The documentary, which promises to go beyond Parks' historic 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, is based on Jeanne Theoharis' 2013 biography, "The Rebellious Life of Mrs ... Following the bus boycott, Parks moved to Detroit in the ...
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Interactive African-American history course offered

Hickory Record 10 Nov 2021
The course includes a five-day field trip to Birmingham, Montgomery and Selma, Alabama, where many significant events took place including the 1955 bus boycott, the 1963 Children’s March and the 1965 tragedy of Bloody Sunday, which led to passage of the Voting Rights Act ... 4578 or email etiscarenovelasco@cvcc.edu. .
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Tony Norman: The big 'little' lies of Aaron Rodgers

Hastings Tribune 10 Nov 2021
Aaron Rodgers is a selfish man ... Contrary to NFL recommendations, Aaron Rodgers is not vaccinated ... "The great MLK said, 'You have a moral obligation to object to unjust rules and rules that make no sense,'" Rodgers said throwing in his anti-vax lot with the Montgomery bus boycotters, sanitation workers on strike and lunch-counter protesters ... Whatever!.
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