브루스 보 인턴, Freedom Rides에 영감을 준 사람, 죽다 83

브루스 보 인턴, 역사적인 Freedom Rides of 1961, 죽었다 83.

The civil rights attorney and Alabama’s first Black special prosecutor passed away earlier this week in Selma from cancer, according to former Alabama state Sen. Hank Sanders, a friend of Boynton’s.
Sanders paid tribute to his friend in a Facebook post 화요일.
Boynton’s place in the Freedom Rides movement began in 1958 while a student at Howard University Law School in Washington, DC.
    Traveling on a bus bound for Alabama, Boynton got out to eat when the bus stopped for a break in Richmond, 여자 이름.
    He said he sat down in theclinically cleanWhite area of the restaurant after seeing the unkempt “흑인” section. He placed his order with the waitress.
    She left and came back with the manager. The manager poked his finger in my face and said‘move,'” using a racial slur, Boynton recalled in his interview. “And I knew that I would not move, and I refused to, and that was the case.
    He was arrested after refusing to leave theWhites-onlysection of the restaurant at the bus station. He described his experience in a 2018 interview with The Associated Press.
    Boynton was later convicted of trespassing but went on to challenge his sentence with his attorney Thurgood Marshall, who later became the first Black Supreme Court justice. The appeal sparked the historic US Supreme Court ruling in Boynton v. 여자 이름. 안에 7-2 decision in 1960, the Court banned bus station racial segregation.
    The case ignited the Freedom Rides movement in 1961, as Black and White civil rights activists boarded buses to cities in the Deep South to protest segregated buses and stations.
      Boynton was born and raised in Selma, and came from a family of activists. His parents were known as Mr. 그리고 부인. 시민권. His mother, Amelia Boynton Robinson, was viciously beaten in 1965 when a group of demonstrators faced violence as they attempted to march from Selma to Montgomery, 앨라배마, to demand the right to vote for Black people. Robinson and others were honored by President Barack Obama in 2015, 50 years afterBloody Sunday.”
      Boynton’s death came less than two weeks before the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that changed his and many others lives.

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