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FOR USE AS DESIRED WITH THE UPCOMING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR HOLIDAY -- .Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. outside the courthouse in Mongomery, Ala., during the Montgomery bus boycotts, March 20, 1956. Rosa Parks’ refusal to sit in the back of the bus and subsequent arrest inspired the 381-day Montgomery bus boycott that led to sit-ins, marches, campaigns and, finally, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. T...

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