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Montgomery Bus Boycott

Car pool injunction affirmed; King addresses MIA mass meetings; attendees vote to end boycott upon court mandate

Judge Johnson refuses to forestall enforcement of the state court injunction halting car pool operations. That evening, King speaks at MIA mass meetings at Hutchinson Street Baptist Church and Holt Street Baptist Church, where eight thousand attendees vote unanimously to end the boycott when the court mandate arrives.

Hearings regarding injunction scheduled; federal court denies motion to prevent city interference with car pool

In Montgomery, Judge Carter sets a hearing for 13 November. Meanwhile, Judge Johnson of the federal district court denies the motion by MIA legal representatives for an emergency restraining order to prevent city interference with car pool activity and schedules a hearing on the injunction for 14 November.

Boycott leaders petition federal court to block city interference with car pool

Boycott leaders submit a petition in U.S. District Court for an injunction and a restraining order to block the city commissioners’ move for an injunction against the car pool. Later that night Montgomery city authorities deliver a petition asking Judge Carter of the Montgomery Circuit Court for an injunction to halt the MIA car pool.


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