Unformatted text preview: From Individual Resistance to Collective protest • Rising expectations of blacks o May 1954 precursor • Challenging Segregation on the Buses (pre-Montgomery) o Buses as “Contested Terrain” Black Voices Ringing the bell Montgomery Bus Boycott • The Rosa Park Myth • Why is it problematic-what is obscured? • Rosa Parks o Highlander Folk School o Septima Clark • E.D. Nixon • JoAnn Robinson o Women;s Political Council (WPC) of Montgomery, Alabama o WPC Network • De-centering men—debunking another myth Invisible Agitators? • Myles Horton • Virginia Foster Durr December 5, 1955 Bus Boycott starts December 21, 1956 Blacks are able to ride wherever they want...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course AFAM 200 taught by Professor Manuel-scott,w during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.
- Fall '08