Daybreak of Freedom

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Jeffrey Wright

Terrence Howard

CCH Pounder

Carmen Ejogo

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A dramatization of the historic mid-50s public bus boycott that played a pivotal role in the Civil Rights movement. In Montgomery, Alabama, on December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, exhausted after a long day at work, refused to give up her seat to a white man in the "whites only" section of a city bus. Mrs. Parks was then arrested and jailed. Her courage and defiance inspired a young minister named Martin Luther King, Jr. and a group of other black leaders to organize the Montgomery bus boycott, one of the most successful non-violent protests in American History. The movie explores the behind-the-scenes crisis management of the boycott, which eventually led to the U.S. Supreme Court deeming the city... Full Summary >>