H. Councill Trenholm, president of Alabama State College during the height of the student sit-in movement, was criticized by Martin Luther King, Jr., after the embattled president expelled students and fired faculty for their protest participation.
King addresses the second Youth March for Integrated Schools at the Washington Monument.
At a press conference before the opening of the annual NAACP convention in San Francisco, King proposes a student boycott of segregated schools to force compliance with the Brown decision.
C. K. Steele and Tallahassee’s Inter-Civic Council confer with the city manager, call for first-come, first-served seating on buses, more courteous treatment, and the hiring of black drivers. Despite the decision by city officials not to prosecute the two Florida A&M students, the bus boycott in Tallahassee gains momentum.
The Florida A&M bus boycott spreads to the city of Tallahassee.