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Lucille Times Dies at 100, Inspired Montgomery Bus Boycott

HeadlineAug 25, 2021

The civil right activist Lucille Times has died at the age of 100. She has been credited with inspiring the Montgomery Bus Boycott in Alabama. Six months before a white bus driver in Montgomery ordered Rosa Parks be arrested for refusing to relinquish her seat to a white man, Lucille Times began her own boycott of the city’s bus system after the same bus driver tried to run her car off the road. Lucille Times died from complications of COVID-19.

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