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Photo: AP, March 22, 1956
King is welcomed with a kiss by his wife Coretta Scott King after leaving court in Montgomery, Ala. He was found guilty of conspiracy to boycott city buses. The boycott was part of a campaign to desegregate the city's bus system. A judge suspended his $500 fine pending appeal. King and 92 others were tried for violating the anti-boycott law. During the bus boycott, King's house was bombed. No one was injured in the bombing.