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It appears that the Baton Rouge boycott could have functioned indefinitely , as
did the subsequent Montgomery boycott , if the leaders had not ... Most higher -
income blacks could avoid the humiliation of the buses by driving private cars .
23 Shortly after its inception it became a political force in Montgomery . Members
of the WPC were especially prepared to play a leadership role in organizing the
bus boycott because of their previous experience . For example , in 1954 the ...
22 . E . D . Nixon interview . 23 . See J . Mills Thornton III , " Challenge and
Response in the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 - 1956 . " Alabama Review : A
Quarterly Journal of Alabama History , 32 – 33 ( 1979 – 80 ) : 173 – 74 . 24 . Ibid .
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A sociological, mass movement based look at the Civil Rights Mvt and it's constituent alphabet soup parts: NAACP, CORE, SCLC, MIA etc. The interesting thing about this book is the many interviews the ... Read full review
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