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Black Comics Month Exclusive: Martin Luther King And The Montgomery Story.

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A very special Hat Tip/Shout Out To Ms. Jackie Saulmon Ramirez Amd Her Blog Parent Rap for bringing this Black History Moment to the attention of The MilitantNegro™.

From Teaching Tolerance:

Online Exclusive! Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story

By Andrew Aydin

Sixteen pages front to back, Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story sported a 10-cent cover price and featured 1950s mainstream studio style art when it went to press in December 1957. The publication date was barely a year after the bus boycotts in Montgomery had ended. The comic book represents a key example of long-overlooked efforts in the civil rights movement to use comic books, the thinner relatives of what we today call graphic novels, to educate and inspire young people.

Efforts such as the creation of Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story are particularly remarkable considering the time period in…

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