On December 5, 1955, with Rosa Parks on trial for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, civil rights organizers launched the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The protest against segregated buses would last 381 days.
- Learn about the boycott in Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of the African American Civil Rights Experience, available through Credo Reference.
- Explore documentary films about the boycott and the Civil Rights Movement from American History in Video.
- Read Martin Luther King, Jr.’s firsthand account of the boycott in Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story, available through ebrary, Inc.