A bus driver is all alone as his empty bus moves through downtown Montgomery, Ala., in April 1956 during the boycott. Georgia Gilmore’s cooking helped fund an alternative system of transportation that arose for the city’s African-Americans during the boycott.

A bus driver is all alone as his empty bus moves through downtown Montgomery, Ala., in April 1956 during the boycott. Georgia Gilmore’s cooking helped fund an alternative system of transportation that arose for the city’s African-Americans during the boycott