Dramatizes the events in 1955-1956 in Montgomery, Alabama, when blacks boycotted public transport becuase they were forced to sit at the back. Odessa works as a maid for the Thompsons, and as well as she is treated, she feels it is her duty to walk to work, even if it means she is exhaused, and gets to work late. Written by
Murray Chapman <email@example.com>
Their forbidden friendship changed a nation.
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The Thompson home in the movie is located on Bankhead Avenue, in the Old Cloverdale neighborhood in Montgomery. See more
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Miss Thompson, I don't want your children to grow up scared of mine.
It's just that a lot of the whites are scared. I'm a little scared.
We're all scared. What's scarin' you Miss Thompson, who you are, or what Mr. Thompson wants you to be?
Written by George Duning
and Steve Allen
Performed by The McGuire Sisters
Courtesy of MCA Records See more