Across the region, blacks resisted "moving to the back of the bus. Reverend Robert Graetz, a white minister, who served a predominately Black church, had his house bombed.
On January 10,bombs destroyed five black churches and the home of Reverend Robert S. Baker to King, 24 Februaryin Papers The justice system discriminated against them, unjustly jailing and prosecuting many, while banning them from holding public office.
On December 20,the Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision that stated it was unconstitutional to discriminate on public transit.
During this meeting the MIA was formed, and King was elected president. Robinson, Montgomery Bus Boycott, The boycott culminated in the desegregation of public transportation in Alabama and throughout the country.
Her ride went without incident, until she was asked to move to the back of the bus and give her seat to a white passenger. Robert Hughes and others from the Alabama Council for Human Relations organized meetings between the MIA and city officials, but no agreements were reached.
Gayle, which ended the Montgomery bus boycott when the Supreme Court ruled on it in December On December 5, a mass meeting was held at the Holt Street Baptist Church to determine if the protest would continue.