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Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Stewart Burns

Abstract

The Montgomery bus boycott was a formative moment in twentieth-century history: a harbinger of the African American freedom movement, a springboard for the leadership of Martin Luther King Jr., and a crucial step in the struggle to realize the American dream of liberty and equality for all. In this book, the author presents a groundbreaking documentary history of the boycott. Using an extraordinary array of more than one hundred original documents, he crafts a comprehensive account of this celebrated year-long protest of racial segregation. The book reverberates with the voices of those closes ... More

Keywords: Montgomery bus boycott, Martin Luther King Jr, liberty, equality, racial segregation, Jo Ann Robinson, women leaders, freedom movement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780807823606
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807882917_burns

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stewart Burns, editor