Johnnie Rebecca Daniels Carr

Mrs. Johnnie Rebecca Daniels Carr

Johnnie Rebecca Daniels Carr was an African American leader in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which began in 1955 after Rosa Parks was arrested for not giving up her seat to a white person on the bus. Carr succeeded Martin Luther King, Jr. as President of the Montgomery Improvement Association in 1967 and held this office until she died in 2008.

Quotes from interviews with this actor are listed below. To see excerpts from interview transcripts, click on the associated Excerpts link below each quote.

"...I tried to impress upon young people especially, that it is not by might... [not by] all that you know, but it is... by [the] willingness to listen to your peers and to your elders, and also by the grace of God that we have come a long way."

Find below primary and secondary resources located in the Project on Lived Theology's Civil Rights Archive associated with this Actor. Click on a title to see the full record.

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Charles Marsh
Fred Gray
Fred Gray Interview
Charles Marsh
Johnnie Carr
Johnnie Carr Interview