in 1953 African American citizens in baton rouge were organized to create the first large scale boycott of a south city's segregated bus system
Rev. T. J. Jemison
June 18, 1953
Jemison was some how able to establish a deal with the city's leadership after five days without gaining major improvements for African American bus riders
June 19, 1953
Even though many African American citizens thought Jemison started it off too quickly but the boycott made national guidelines and inspired civil rights all through the south.
Struggle for Equality
june 20, 1953
According to an historian and signpost divisor named Douglas Brinkley everyone in Montgomery studied Baton Rouge. And they said what did they do right ? What did they do wrong ? what could we do to make Montgomery better.
There were no real victories against segregation
June 20, 1953
Even though this boycott was ineffective in making a change to stop segregation it did however teach successful civil rights leaders such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks how they could create successful boycotts.
A basic weapon of injustice ?
June 21, 1953
Until this boycott most of the early fight against doctrine was "separate but equal" was confined to the courts. this signpost had explored the effect it had on Baton Rouge African American citizens morale and protest throughout the south.
Momenteum was building up in the south
June 22, 1953
The Baton Rouge bus boycott served as a psychological boost for every African American throughout the south Rosa Parks observed the boycott excessively and were so thrilled to African Americans getting justice for equal rights.
June 22, 1953
NAACP activist and a Baton Rouge bus boycott attorney named johnnie jones explained that during the 1940's and early 1950's African americans did not see an end to segregation.
Peaceful boycott seemed to be powerful
june 23, 1953
comparisons between the Baton Rouge Bus boycott and the Montgomery Bus boycott are used to examine the shift in the natural comprimises between blacks and whites.
John the Baptist of the montgomery bus boycott
June 24, 1953
John the Baptist of the Montgomery bus boycott once interviewed Rosa Parks and she told him how they were trying to make a significant In there community.
A brave, peaceful, and unified boycott
June 25, 1953
This boycotts impact on the civil rights movement was indisputable. this proved that African Americans could take a brave, unified, and peaceful step against segregation.