The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr - Chapter 9: Desegregation at Last, Chapter 10: The Expanding Struggle Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9: Desegregation at Last, Chapter 10: The Expanding Struggle Summary and Analysis

The police resort to mass arrests. A jury finds the boycott illegal. King is indicated. King is worried the movement will end. A day or two later, King flies to Atlanta to pick up his family and his parents are worried for him. King, Sr. and his colleagues do not want him to return to Montgomery. King does anyway and goes to jail. Many go voluntarily and a trial is set. The Montgomery blacks are not about to give in and some whites ally with them. They appeal the case and continue the boycott, which is subject to further legal action. The US District Court and then the Supreme Court on Tuesday, November 13th, declare Alabama's bus segregation laws unconstitutional. Whites and particularly the Klan are ready...

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