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Event SummariesThe Scottsboro Boys seemed to be a very important event in this book because it showed two different sides of the United States The side that was anti-racial and the side that did everything in its power to not give justice to these boys When the Scottsboro Case came up in the 1930s the Jim Crow laws were present and it seemed as if every force was against people of color The Communist Party was an essential part to the awareness of The Scottsboro Boys case because they worked alongside the NAACP to bring justice and they gained the confidence of the parents of the Scottsboro Boys to organize mass demonstrations and speaking tours The CP brought in the interest of local and national authorities and also showed that blacks and whites could work together without violence At the time Parks husband Raymond Parks was involved in the NAACP which let Parks experience the events that happened during the campaigning for the Scottsboro Boys and it influenced her decision to be a part of the NAACP later on because the efforts of the NAACP and the CP made her realize that equality can be achievedAnother important series of events were the encounters with bus driver John F Blake who about 10 years later drove the same bus the bus boycott was on John F Blake despised African Americans and on the afternoon of November 1943 Parks got the wrath of his hate Parks had just gotten off of work and noticed that the bus she was about to step on was crammed with African Americans in back at this time the Jim Crow laws were still in play so Parks walked to the front door to get a seat Not noticing the bus driver John F Blake Parks persisted on getting on the bus but Blake demanded she get off his bus immediately Parks didnt move but said I dont see the need of
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