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December

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.11
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott. These include a letter from Rosa L. Parks, accepting a scholarship for the Desegregation Workshop to be held at Highlander ... More


Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Stewart Burns (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns
Subject:
History, African-American History

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 ... More


Winter: Return of the Light.

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.22
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott. These include an address by Georgia novelist Lillian Smith entitled “The Right Way is Not a Moderate Way”; Liberation ... More


Prelude

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott. These include a letter from Jo Ann Gibson Robinson, president of the Women's Political Council, to the mayor of Alabama, ... More


January

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.12
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott dated January 1956. These include heated public debate in the pages of the Montgomery Advertiser; minutes of the meetings ... More


Fall

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.21
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott released in fall 1956. These include Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) leaders' requests for the Justice Department ... More


February

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.15
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott dated February 1956. These include the memorandum sent by Gloster Current, NAACP director of branches, to executive ... More


Our Aims Are High and Our Determinations Deep: Alabama State University and the Dissolution of Fear, 1930–1960

Jelani M. Favors

in Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648330
eISBN:
9781469648354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648330.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the history of Alabama State University during the crucial period between the New Negro Era and the rise of the modern civil rights movement. It was during this period that ... More


March

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.17
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott dated March 1956. These include a report on a Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) mass meeting by Donald T. Ferron; ... More


Summer

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.20
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott written in summer 1956. These include the testimony of Aurelia Browder in the federal courthouse on May 11, 1956; ... More


Interlude

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.16
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents transcripts of three interviews by Anna Holden: an interview with bus drivers; an interview with Mayor W. A. Gayle on February 10, 1956; and an interview with a prominent local ... More


An American Negro Gandhi?

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 focuses on the efforts of the black community in Montgomery, Alabama, to desegregate the city's buses between 1955 and 1956. It explores the way in which city authorities attempted to ... More


The Dream Is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith

Sarah Azaransky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744817
eISBN:
9780199897308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744817.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Pauli Murray (1910–85) was a poet, lawyer, activist, and priest, as well as a significant figure in the civil rights and women's movements. Throughout her careers and activism, Murray espoused faith ... More


Spring

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.19
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott written in spring 1956. These include Bayard Rustin's letter to Reverend Martin Luther King after he misrepresented himself ... More


Moral Leadership of the World

Sarah Azaransky

in This Worldwide Struggle: Religion and the International Roots of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190262204
eISBN:
9780190262235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262204.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the 1950s, Cold War politics made anticolonial alliances between Africans, Asians, and black Americans suspect, as the demands of governing—as opposed to coordinating a freedom movement—redirected ... More


“Mother to Son”: The Rise, Removal, and Return of Hughes

W. Jason Miller

in Origins of the Dream: Hughes's Poetry and King's Rhetoric

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060446
eISBN:
9780813050713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060446.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter provides an overview to the entire book by tracing King’s engagements with Hughes’s poem “Mother to Son” during the years 1956–1967. In addition to quoting Hughes’s poem from memory, ... More


Civil Rights in the White Literary Imagination: Innocence by Association

Jonathan W. Gray

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036491
eISBN:
9781621030539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036491.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The statement, “The Civil Rights Movement changed America,” though true, has become something of a cliche. This book seeks to determine how, exactly, the Civil Rights Movement changed the literary ... More


Facing Multiple Realities

Stephen M. Ward

in In Love and Struggle: The Revolutionary Lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780807835203
eISBN:
9781469617718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807835203.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes Correspondence’s reaction to three major events in 1956 and 1957: the Hungarian Revolution, the independence of Ghana, and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. C.L.R. James pushed the ... More


Interlude

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.18
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents transcripts of the following interviews by Willie M. Lee: with a domestic worker on January 18, 1956; with a maid on January 20, 1956; and with a music instructor, a domestic, a ... More


Interlude

Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …: … The Montgomery Bus Boycott

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807823606
eISBN:
9781469602387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882917_burns.14
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents transcripts of the following interviews: with Rufus A. Lewis by Donald T. Ferron on January 20, 1956; with Will T. Sheehan by Anna Holden on January 31, 1956; and with a cab ... More


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