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British civil rights campaigner Roy Hackett dies at 93

The Philadelphia Tribune 05 Aug 2022
LONDONBritish civil rights campaigner Roy Hackett, a leader of a bus boycott that played a key role in ending legal racial discrimination in the United Kingdom, has died ... Partly inspired by the Montgomery bus boycott in Alabama and by the U.S ... Though Hackett was a local hero, the story of the bus boycott is not commonly taught in British schools.
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Black British civil rights campaigner Roy Hackett dies at 93

Observer-Reporter 04 Aug 2022
LONDON (AP) – British civil rights campaigner Roy Hackett, a leader of a bus boycott that played a key role in ending legal racial discrimination in the U.K., died at 93 ... Partly inspired by the Montgomery bus boycott in Alabama and by the U.S ... Though Hackett was a local hero, the story of the bus boycott is not commonly taught in British schools.
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Black British civil rights campaigner Roy Hackett dies at 93Born in Jamaica, Hackett came to ...

Deccan Herald 04 Aug 2022
British civil rights campaigner Roy Hackett, a leader of a bus boycott that played a key role in ending legal racial discrimination in the UK, has died ... Partly inspired by the Montgomery bus boycott in Alabama and by the US civil rights movement, British activists held street sit-ins to prevent buses from moving.
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Liz Truss and her Margaret Thatcher cosplay are a gift to the SNP

The Times/The Sunday Times 02 Aug 2022
Some boycotts ring down history. The Montgomery bus boycott in 1955 gave birth to the civil rights movement ... Sometimes just the threat of a boycott is enough.
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WWII veteran, 102, from segregated mail unit honored

Lima Ohio 30 Jul 2022
MONTGOMERY, Ala ... Romay Davis, 102, will be recognized for her service at an event at Montgomery City Hall ... society that was still years away from the start of the modern civil rights movement with the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.
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Ebony, Jet photo archives are headed to the Smithsonian

Chicago Sun-Times 30 Jul 2022
<img class="Image" alt="Rosa Parks, with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. behind her, during the early days of the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1956." ... Rosa Parks, with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. behind her, during the early days of the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1956. Ebony Collection/The Johnson Archives ... and to the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles ... 2020.
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Organized Labor and the Crisis of Democracy

Dissident Voice 29 Jul 2022
We live in a time when it’s become a boring cliché to say that democracy is under attack ... It seems that things get bleaker every year, so much so that it can be difficult to have any hope at all ... a renascent labor movement ... The origins of democracy ... Philip Randolph to E. D. Nixon (who organized the Montgomery bus boycott and chose Martin Luther King Jr ... .
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Emmett Till Case Demands Simple Justice

Houston Forward Times 27 Jul 2022
ABOVE. Emmett Till pictured with his mother, Mamie Till ... It was recovered a few days later ... When Rosa Parks refused to go to segregated seating in the back of a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama, she triggered a bus boycott, galvanized by a young minister named Dr ... The Montgomery bus boycott continued until segregated buses were ruled unconstitutional.
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102-year-old WWII veteran from segregated mail unit honored

The Post and Courier 27 Jul 2022
MONTGOMERY, Ala ... She earned a martial arts black belt while in her late 70s and rejoined the workforce to work at a grocery store in Montgomery for more than two decades until she was 101 ... society that was still years away from the start of the modern civil rights movement with the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.
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'An exciting event': Romay Davis, 102-year-old WWII veteran from segregated mail unit, honored

Tuscaloosa News 27 Jul 2022
MONTGOMERY, Ala ... She earned a martial arts black belt while in her late 70s and rejoined the workforce to work at a grocery store in Montgomery for more than two decades until she was 101 ... society that was still years away from the start of the modern civil rights movement with the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.
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Postal battalion ‘Six Triple Eight’ withstood racism, sexism to get the mail to WWII troops ...

The Oregonian 27 Jul 2022
MONTGOMERY, Ala ... Romay Davis, 102, holds flowers after a ceremony honoring her service in World War II during a ceremony in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 ... society that was still years away from the start of the modern civil rights movement with the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.
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Republican AGs sue US agency over LGBTQ school guidance

The Associated Press 26 Jul 2022
MONTGOMERY, Ala ... She earned a martial arts black belt while in her late 70s and rejoined the workforce to work at a grocery store in Montgomery for more than two decades until she was 101 ... society that was still years away from the start of the modern civil rights movement with the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.
photo: AP / Jay Reeves
Romay Davis, 102, poses with a photo showing her during World War II, at her home in Montgomery, Ala.
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102-year-old World War II veteran from segregated mail unit honoured

The Times of India 26 Jul 2022
MONTGOMERYCongressional Gold MedalPentagon. Davis' unit was part of the Women's Army Corps created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1943 ... Charity Adams ... But immediately after the war, members returned home to a US society that was still years away from the start of the modern civil rights movement with the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.
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102-year-old Second World War veteran from segregated mail unit honoured

Belfast Telegraph 26 Jul 2022
Romay Davis, 102, will be recognised for her service at an event at Montgomery City Hall ... But immediately after the war, members returned home to a US society that was still years away from the start of the modern civil rights movement with the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.
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102-year-old WWII vet honored for service

Kearney Hub 26 Jul 2022
MONTGOMERY, Ala ... Romay Davis, 102, will be recognized for her service at an event at Montgomery City Hall ... society that was still years away from the start of the modern civil rights movement with the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955.

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