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History

 SouthernChristianLeadershipConference
                               (Dekalb)

TheoriginsoftheSouthernChristian
LeadershipConferencedatebackto
theMontgomeryBusBoycott(Decem-
ber5,1955)whichignited following
RosaParks’refusaltogiveherseatto
awhitepersononabus.

Atthetime,Dr.MartinLutherKing
servedaspresidentoftheMontgom-
erryImprovementAssociation(MIA)
whichorganizedtheboycott.
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