Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …

Published by University of North Carolina Press

Published in print October 1997 | ISBN: 9780807823606
Published online July 2014 | e-ISBN: 9781469602387

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This chapter presents historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott written in spring 1956. These include Bayard Rustin's letter to Reverend Martin Luther King after he misrepresented himself as a correspondent for two major European newspapers, Le Figaro in Paris and the British Manchester Guardian; “Tract for the Times” by Editors of Liberation; “Our Struggle” by Martin Luther King Jr.; and the statement of purpose of the Committee for Nonviolent Integration dated April 13, 1956.

Keywords: Montgomery bus boycott; historical documents; Martin Luther King Jr

Chapter.  10986 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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