To What Extent Did The Montgomery Bus Boycott Achi

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To what extent did the Montgomery Bus Boycott achieve its aims? By 1955 there have been made many attempts by people such as Thurgood Marshall to end de jure segregation by using the courts. They have succeeded in cases such as Sweat vs. Painter, Brown, Lucy and Till which later became the symbols of the emancipations of the Human Rights. However, winning in the courts brought just to the end segregation in theory, while, in reality, African-Americans still remained highly discriminated. The Montgomery Bus Boycott has secured an honored niche in the Nation’s memory, as it is one of the most highlighted events at that time. However, its success is not to be exaggerated. It didn’t lead to total desegregation of the buses, and it did not achieve support from the political authorities who would have been expected to take some decisions regarding this issue. Therefore, this essay will analyse to what extent the Montgomery Bus Boycott achieved its aims. The arrest of Rosa Parks has acted as the trigger as the African-Americans’ community felt it couldn’t handle racism anymore. It is true that maybe she was seen by the NAACP as a safer test case, but it wasn’t just that. A few weeks before another woman’s babies fell off the seats that supposedly were for white people as the driver hit the accelerator. After Parks’ arrest, the NAACP, the Black Alabama State College, the Women’s Political Council, and eventually the church, all clubbed together. This proves that this incident has hugely mobilised the people, which is arguably the most important success. However, this was just the beginning, as they will further prove that they can actually make a stand. The community’s unity was just increasing with every day. They were very organized; students were giving out 40.000 leaflets to gain total support, and their tactics had been working. On Monday 5th December, it had
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