November 13th – 1956 CE – The United States Supreme Court Strikes Down Bus Segregation Laws

November 13th – 1956 CE – The United States Supreme Court Strikes Down Bus Segregation LawsRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Almost a year after a woman named Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to sit in the back of a National City Lines bus in Montgomery, Alabama, the United States Supreme Court upheld a ruling which struck down local and state laws allowing segregation on November 13, 1956. A month later, the Montgomery Bus Boycott — an early moment for the Civil Rights Movement in America — would finally come to an end. In the post-Civil War South, the end of slavery created a whole host of problems […]