The 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott

The 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott

The 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott was an act of Nonviolent Protest that inspired the many boycotts of the Civil Rights Movement.   By 1953, around 80% of all bus riders in Baton Rouge were Black, despite the buses being segregated; when Black-designated seats were...