Ebenezer Baptist Church
This is the church which Martin Luther King, Jr. co-pastored with his father.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
This boycott lasted for nearly a year. It was the first use of nonviolent protest and brought about the first integrated bus system in the South.
They willingly went to jail for breaking the law, and accepted the brutality of racist sheriffs in order to bring to public attention the injustices and indignities faced by the Southern Negro people.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
This was the civil rights group organized shortly after the beginning of the Montgomery bus boycott by Negro leaders throughout the South committed to changing Jim Crow and other segregation laws.
This was the name for the separation of black and white people in public facilities. There were separate drinking fountains, bathrooms, parks, and swimming pools.
Jim Crow Laws
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