Black Americans boycott the public buses during the 1950s civil rights movement.
Did You Know?
Carmen Ejogo and Jeffrey Wright, who play married couple Coretta Scott King and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in this film, met on the set of Boycott and were married in 2000. They had two children and divorced in 2014. See more
At 1:23 into the film, the Bayard Rustin character leaves his hotel and is walking down the street where he passes an establishment titled Posley Electric Appliances TV, Stereo, Radio. This takes place in December 1955, about 3 years before stereo sets were released to the public. See more
Referenced in Selma
"Walkin' My Baby Back Home'
Written by Roy Turk
& Fred E. Ahlert
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under License from EMI-Capitol Special Markets See more