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(1956) Three ministers are among these four leaders of the three-month boycott in Montgomery, Ala. protesting segregation on city buses. Twenty-four clergymen would be among those tried on March 19 for allegedly violating the state's anti-boycott law. Left to right are: The Rev. L.R. Bennett; the Rev. H.H. Hubbard; the Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy; and E.D. Nixon, president of the local NAACP. The boycott was launched in December after Rosa Parks, a black seamstress, was fined $14 for refusing to move to the rear of a bus. Alabama state and local laws require that black riders be segregated in a public conveyance. Protestant church groups in various parts of the country have expressed sympathy with the boycott. Religion News Service file photo

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City, Mo. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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