Tag: Montgomery Bus Boycott

Bogalusa Civil Rights March

Historic 1967 Bogalusa Civil Rights March Honored With Marker Along ‘Louisiana Civil Rights Trail’

Louisiana is continuing to honor its legacy as one of the nation’s birthplaces for the civil rights movement. CNN’s Leah Asmelash reported that authorities in the state recently added another marker to their new registry tracking locations along the “Louisiana Civil Rights Trail,” this time highlighting Young Park in Baton…

Anniversary of Montgomery Bus Boycott Inspires 'Injustice Boycott'

UPDATE Dec. 5, 2016 at 4:45 p.m. EST Shaun King,New York Daily News senior justice writer and Black Lives Matter activist, announced on Monday phase one of the Injustice Boycott: “Today, we are announcing the first three cities of our boycott. They are Standing Rock, San Francisco, and New York…

Rosa Parks: Spiritual Godmother to BLM

It has been 60 years since activist Rosa Parks was arrested on Dec. 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Ala. She resisted bus segregation by refusing to give up her seat to a white man when the whites-only section was full. Parks was determined to help propel the civil rights movement through…