Montgomery Bus Boycott

Church Service Brings Religions Together to Honor Rosa Parks

Sunday, December 1st marks 64 years since Rosa Parks’ arrest sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Events celebrating her legacy continued Sunday night with a church service in Montgomery. The service was held at what Park’s home church: St. Paul AME Church. The service brought people of different religions, backgrounds, and races together with the message of unity. Different pastors and…

Wife of Ralph Abernathy, U.S. Civil Rights Advocate Juanita Abernathy Dies at 88

Juanita Abernathy, who wrote the business plan for the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and took other influential steps in helping to build the American civil rights movement, has died. She was 88. Family spokesman James Peterson confirmed Abernathy died Thursday at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta following complications from a stroke. In a statement, Peterson says Abernathy died surrounded by her…