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Video: Black Women Were Hidden Figures of Montgomery Bus Boycott

There were multiple black women who were left in the shadows of the Civil Rights Movement. The success of the Montgomery Bus Boycott is an example of that.


A group of black, female professionals warned Montgomery city officials about the boycott more than a year and a half before Rosa Parks’ arrest. Despite the violence and interrogation these women faced due to their activism, they are rarely mentioned in our history books…if at all.

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So here’s a video about the hidden women of the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the roles they played in what became the largest protest against segregation at the time.

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