The winter of 1955-56 was a significant time for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. December 1st, 1955 marks when Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white person on the public bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Before long, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized and the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) came into being. The 26-year-old Dr. King, the pastor at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, was chosen to become the president of the MIA. What would happen in the next few months would propel Dr. King into the national spotlight and world history.
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