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Boycott Drop Off

The Baton Rouge bus boycott forced the white-owned bus company to compromise with black passengers; however, the civil rights protest fell short of complete desegregation.

Boycott Drop Off

Courtesy of Ernest Ritchie

Boycott Drop Off. Ritchie, Ernest (Photographer)

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Courtesy of Ernest Ritchie
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