If M.L.K. Jr. Quit the MIA

  • Rosa Parks Arrested

    Rosa Parks Arrested
    A determined African- American woman expresses her beliefs by politely refusing to give up her seat on the bus. Along with three others, she is required to give her seat to a single white man. However, the seamtress is a member of the NAACP and greatly supports equality. Nevertheless, she is arrested for violating the Jim Crow Laws.
  • President of the MIA Elected

    President of the MIA Elected
    After Rosa Parks' arrest on October 1, 1955, black ministers and community leaders are tenacious in supporting her. They formed the Montgomery Improvement Association to achieve their goals of making a difference and putting a stop to segregation. In need of a potiental leader, Martin Luther King Jr. was elected as president of the association. He is in charge of boycotts as well as nonviolent protests.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s House Bombed

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s House Bombed
    While attending a meeting one night, Martin Luther King Jr.'s house was bombed. The offender in the incident was the White Citizen Council (WCC). Tension between the two groups, the blacks and the whites, have grown since the creation of the Montgomery Improvement Association. Despite Martin Luther King Jr.'s nonviolence resistence approach, the WCC had other intentions as well as beliefs. While his family escaped uninjured, their belongings were destroyed.
  • The President of the MIA Quits Under Pressure

    The President of the MIA Quits Under Pressure
    Currently, Martin Luther King Jr. holds the position of president in the Mongomery Improvement. However, after the firebombing of his house, the MIA took a downfall. Their attempts in nonviolent protests and boycotts often resulted in violence and more hatred. Martin Luther King Jr. is repeatedly arrested for causing such scenes and outbreaks. After numerous times in jail with his family still recovering from their loss, Martin Luther King decides it would be best if he quits the MIA.
  • The MIA Collapses and Abandons the Montgomery Bus Boycott

    The MIA Collapses and Abandons the Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Before Martin Luther King Jr. quit, the association was already at risk. However, without his guidance, things have gotten worse. In such short notice, no replacement was ready to take MLK Jr.'s place. The members were afraid of taking the blame if something went wrong. With no leader figure, the protests of the MIA failed further. Now, they have no choice but to surrender to society and abandon one of their major boycotts, the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
  • MLK III Forms the Montgomery Integration Boycott

    MLK III Forms the Montgomery Integration Boycott
    At the age of 21, Martin Luther King III is ready to follow in his father's footsteps. After hearing about his father's story, MLK III was inspired to study nonviolence resistence as well at the Crozer Theological Seminary. Fresh from the instituion, he plans to finish what MLK Jr. has started by forming the Montgomery Integration Boycott (MIB). Countless blacks and several whites participated in the boycott by refusing to use any public facilities, including diners, buses, and businesses.
  • Desegregation in Public Facilities

    Desegregation in Public Facilities
    Eliminating segregation in public areas have always been a dream of Martin Luther King III. After giving his "We Are One" speech a few days earlier, MLK III finally achieves his goal. In the speech, MLK III explains how everyone is differently the same, meaning that while everyone is unique in their own way, we are all human. Through his speech, various campaigns, and the Mongomery Integration Boycott, most public facilities are open to every race, ethnicity, and skin color in City of Mongomery.
  • Civil Rights Act Passed

    Civil Rights Act Passed
    The Civil Rights Act of 1963 becomes the 14th Amendment in the Constitution. It is an official document stating segregation is illegal and prohibits discrimination of any kind. Signed by President John F. Kennedy, Congress, and Martin Luther King III, the people are assured that they will be protected from such acts.
  • MLK Jr and His First Son Recieves the Contribution Recognition Award

    MLK Jr and His First Son Recieves the Contribution Recognition Award
    In their lifetime, Martin Luther King Jr. and Martin Luther King III have achieved countless accomplichments. In recognition for their efforts, the Kings are awarded the Contribution Recognition Award (CRA). The award is given to people who have changed and contributed the world for the better. While MLK Jr. quit the MIA, he has inspired his soon as well as others to stand up for what they believe in.
  • The NAACP Elects Marrtin Luther King III as President

    The NAACP Elects Marrtin Luther King III as President
    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was formed on February 12, 1909. It is a civils right organization formed to end discrimination. Their former president, Kivie Kaplan, was elected in 1966 and recently passed away at age 65 due to cancer. After his death, an experienced leader was needed, and Martin Luther King III steps in and guides them to success.