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The U.S. District Court rules that segregation on Montgomery buses violates the 14th Amendment
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The U.S. District Court rules that segregation on Montgomery buses violates the 14th Amendment
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A three-judge panel rules that segregation laws "deny and deprive plaintiffs and other Negro citizens similarly situated of the equal protection of the laws and due process of law secured by the Fourteenth Amendment." The U.S. Supreme Court affirms the decision later in the year.
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