History in 5×5

Ashley A |
In Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks was jailed for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man, a violation of the city’s racial segregation laws. The successful Montgomery Bus Boycott that lasted for over a year, organized by Martin Luther King, Jr., followed Park’s historic act of civil disobedience. Resource: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rosa-parks-ignites-bus-boycot