Know Their Names: The Other Black Women Behind the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Remember This: Rosa Parks didn’t boycott alone in 1955.

Rosa Parks waits to board a bus at the end of the Montgomery bus boycott, in Montgomery, Alabama, on December 26, 1956. Photo: Don Cravens/The Life Images Collection/Getty Images

If the name Rosa Parks rings any bells today, it’s probably as the woman who was “too tired” to give up her seat to a White man in the “White” section of the city bus in Montgomery, Alabama, as mandated by law. She was immediately arrested. Days…