Montgomery, Alabama

This week's General Land Office Record of the Week takes us to Montgomery, Alabama, on the 65th anniversary of the beginning of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Did you know that Rosa Parks wasn't the first Black woman to be arrested for refusing to give up her seat? Several arrests within the community led to the boycott of the bus system and eventual desegregation in 1956. Read more on ArcGIS Story Maps

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